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Grand Tour Rosso Antico Marble Model of Marcus Aurelius's Column

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
506
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Grand Tour Rosso Antico Marble Model of Marcus Aurelius's Column, Italy, late 19th/early 20th century, incised narrative scenes spiral up the column, at top a silvered metal statue, set on marble plinth with abbreviated imperial dedication, resting on a slate base, ht. 17 1/2, base 4 x 4 in.
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Chips to marble plinth and small chips to face of the column, edges of slate with a few small chips. Vertical crack at the base of the column.


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Keywords

Italy, Ancient Romans, Column of Marcus Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius, Philosophy, Prosopography of ancient Rome, Rosso Antico

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