Roman Marble Pilaster Capital

A Western Roman marble lessena in the Corinthian order. It has been carved with a running drill and pointed out with a chisel on the back and top. No repair or restoration.

Flavian, 1st Century AD

Height: 37 cm. (14 9/16 in.)

Width: 56 cm. (22 1/16 in.)

10 cm. (3 15/16 in.)

#6337

Acquired by Antiquarium, Ltd. in 1986 from a private New York collection.

Published: Chelsea Art Museum; Italia Arabia (New York, 2008) p.107 Antiquarium Ltd.; Myth and Majesty (New York, 1992)

Comparandum: The British Museum, London reg. no. 1922, 0327.13