An Ionic limestone capital
Lot 124W
A limestone Ionic column capital
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A limestone Ionic column capital
Possibly Roman
With a plain stepped abacus, scrolling volutes at either side, with a rounded echinus, set on a short column, 10¼in x 14in x 12¼in (26cm x 35.5cm x 31cm)


  • Provenance:
    Vincent Korda Collection (22 June 1897 – 4 January 1979), UK, thence by descent. Vincent Korda was an art director and the younger brother of Sir Alexander Korda and Zoltan Korda, all film-makers. He won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction on 'The Thief of Baghdad' (1940), and was nominated for three others.
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