A Roman marble labrum
Lot 79*W
A Roman marble labrum
Sold for £16,250 (US$ 27,287) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Roman marble labrum
Eastern Empire, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Of massive proportions, composed of two separate sections, the basin decorated with petals radiating from the centre, a band of floral motifs over the rim, the fluted base flaring to the foot, 37in (94cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    German private collection, acquired in 1975.

    Provenance:
    For further discussion of labra cf. A. Ambrogi, Labra di età Romana in Marmi Bianchi e Colorati, Rome, 2005.
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