Lot 418: Roman Decorated Fresco Fragment Group
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-3rd century AD. A group of three plaster fragments from a wall, each with prepared surface and incised layout lines, painted ornament including red scrolled tendrils, red radiating strokes and blue busts(?"). 322 grams total, 72-86mm (3 - 3 1/2"). Property of a UK gentleman; formerly in the Jeger collection, Switzerland; acquired in the 19th century; reputed to be from the ancient city of Pompeii in Campania, Italy. 
Condition Report: Fair condition.