Roman marble figural carved frieze fragment, wood stand
Lot 120W
A Roman marble sarcophagus relief fragment
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Roman marble sarcophagus relief fragment
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Depicting on the left a man riding a horse, his left arm holding the bridle, on the right a winged Eros, nude except for a mantle draped around his neck, both arms outstretched, the head turned backwards, a basket of fruit between his feet, a palm tree separating the two figures, 16½in x 15in (42cm x 38cm), mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection, acquired from Bellmans auction house, Sussex, in 2006.
    English deceased estate, Shere, Surrey.
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