Lot 136

A MARBLE ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT  A palimpsest fragment composed of an element from a late Roman period sarcophagus, carved in deep relief, depicting the lower part of a face, with round cheeks and an open mouth, a feathered wing is depicted to the right of the face with part of a garland in front, the fragment was re-used in the medieval period, reputedly as part of Exeter cathedral, 29.6cm long,  Provenance: Provenance: Private UK collection, acquired at least 50 years ago.

Estimate: £400-£600