November 20, 2020 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Large Hadrianic Carved Stone Capitol

possibly second century, large composite style capital with recessed square carved in top, leaf and scroll decoration, 19 in.

Provenance:Possibly Blumka Gallery, New York ( accompanied by appraisal from Leopold Blumka dated October 31, 1966, “ I certify that I have carefully examined the Hadrianic marble capital, composite style, carved in deep relief of the second century, 19 1/2 inches high, from your collection, and found it to be a unique example of exquisite quality. I appraise its value at $1500;” Estate of Paul W. Doll, Jr., Lake Toxaway, North Carolina

Condition:

extensive losses at leaf tops and other carved elements, surface wear and weathering with associated losses, cracks at rim with edge wear and areas of infill in basin, floor, and sides, some black paint splatter

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$51,660
11/20/2020

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