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Rare 18th Century Grand Tour Marble Plaque Of Augustus


£3,500 | $4,208 USD | €4,039 EUR
Item Number: SA836451
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Cella
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Very rare, superb quality, late 18th Century Grand Tour white statuary marble oval relief portrait plaque of Augustus Caesar. Mounted in its original ebonised wooden frame with faint gold painted remnants of the name 'AVGVTVS' to the base. Reverse of the marble also inscribed, 'AVGVTVS' with the number 2 indicating it was probably once part of a pair or a series. Rome, circa 1780.
Based just off the King's Road in Langton Street, Chelsea, London, we are dealers in fine decorative antiques from the 18th and 19th Centuries. We specialise in this era of enlightenment, neoclassicism and the Grand Tour, with its far reaching influence on style and taste in Britain, Continental Europe and beyond: elegance in the age of Napoleon. Our extensive stock covers all aspects of this period and decorative antiques influenced by the period. We constantly source new, beautiful items and upload to our site regularly. We are first and foremost antique collectors with over thirty years of experience; we only buy what we love and we hope you will too. All items can be viewed by appointment at our premises in Chelsea at a time convenient to you. Additional images can be supplied on request. More items are available on our website
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 29 cm (11.4")
Width = 23 cm (9.1")
Depth = 3 cm (1.2")

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