Western Greek, Taras, 4th century BC
H. 52.5cm (with glass top 54,5cm)
Ancient Western Greek limestone top of a capital in form of an acanthus flowering plant carved in crisp and striking detail.
These capital tops are typical of the architectural decoration of the Tarentine naiskoi (funerary monuments).
Refunctioned as a side table with a round crystal glass top. Diameter of glass top 45 cm. Unique!
Condition: very good
Provenance: ex. Swiss art market acquired mid 1990’s
Item reference: CL0343