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Fine Imperial Roman Marble Modillion- Corbel with Acanthus leaf

Fine Imperial Roman Marble Modillion- Corbel with Acanthus leaf


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1324044

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Fine Imperial Roman Marble Modillion or Corbel with Acanthus leaf , very rare and well carved with its bound papyrus buds and delicate acanthus tendrils and flowers. This piece dates to the 1-2nd c AD and has a wrought iron attachment at the back and a slightly tapered end to compensate for its attachment to the front pediment of a building to compensate for the visual angle of the pediment , in the pictures listed is one of the front of Romes Pantheon's pediment with near identical modillions. Near complete except for damage to the front corner , no restoration and still retains some of its original painted surface. Size W10" L 14.5" H 10" weight 50 pounds