ROMAN MARBLE RELIEF SECTION OF THREE HUMEROUS NUDE FIGURES, CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

$8,500.00

Culture: Roman
Date: circa 2nd – 3rd century A.D.
Medium: Marble
Condition: Intact.
Provenance: Ex- collection of Sir Daniel Donohue, Villa San Guiseppe, Los Angeles, acquired before 1968
Dimensions: H. 6in. (15.5 cm.), W. 12 in. (31 cm.)
Ref No. RO1177

Description

Engaged in some sort of activity, raising a pole (?), one kneels bearing the weight on his shoulders while the other two lend support, the figure at left kneeling on a (?) box. Possibly erotes preparing to press grapes or olives.