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Lot 0029E
Roman, Imperial Period, ca. 2nd to 3rd century CE. Lovely marble section most likely from a sarcophagus. A somewhat sensuous relief of a reclining semi-nude female banqueter; she lays with her weight on her left arm, her gown pulled down below her naval, breasts bared; she looks to the left, her hair pulled behind her head. Size: 10.5" W x 7.375" H (26.7 cm x 18.7 cm)

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection; ex-William Froelich collection, New York, USA, acquired in the 1970s

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Section of a much larger panel, with losses as shown, her face certainly once a bit more glamorous. Still a lovely fragment with great presence!

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Roman Marble Sarcophagus Fragment

Estimate $3,000 - $4,500Oct 11, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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