Roman - Forty pieces of Decorated Wall Plaster
Antiquities - Late Entries
GBP (£) 150 - 250
EUR (€) 180 - 300
USD ($) 190 - 310
Sold for (Inc. premium): £127
Circa 1st century AD. An interesting group of forty fragments of fresco-painted thick wall plaster; mostly geometric patterns in various pastel colours. 8.5 kilograms (total). Well preserved and stable, many with good colour.
Reputed to be from Pompeii, Italy. Acquired in the 19th century; ex Jeger collection, Switzerland (with copy of letter from the collector, regarding this material).
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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Lot No. 677