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Large Roman Marble Lion Fountain Head, 1st/2nd century A.D.
Ref : 89675
25 000 €
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Roman Empire
Medium :
Marble
Dimensions :
L. 11.02 inch X l. 7.87 inch X H. 20.08 inch
Cavagnis Lacerenza

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Large Roman Marble Lion Fountain Head, 1st/2nd century A.D.

A marble fountain support depicting the head of a lion, the narrow face carved in high-relief with full, wavy mane, the gaping jaws with detailed teeth; a hole to the top for attachment, another hole through the mouth; mounted on a custom-made base.

Provenance
Baron Plato von Ustinov (1840–1918) private collection
Private collection of a Norwegian gentleman, acquired at an auction in Oslo in 1919
Private Collection, London, UK (acquired from Bonhams 22 September 1998, lot 485)

Publications
A report on the sculpture was written by an academic at Oslo University in 1964

Accompanied by a copy of an Art Loss certificate dated 7 October 2002

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Ancient Art