Sarcophagus with the "Gates of Hades"
Roman, 2nd - 3rd century AD
H.: 69 cm. - L.: 216 cm. - D.: 68.5 cm.
Formerly in the collection of Sir John Charles Robinson (1824-1913), C.B. and F.S.A., Newton Manor, Swanage, Dorset, acquired between 1852 and 1869.
Sold by Henyry Duke & Son, The Newton Manor collecion, Swanage, Dorset, 1-4 September 1913, lot 503.
Acquired by a membre of the Rootes family, Ramsbury Manor, Wiltshire.
In the collection of Lady Marian Rootes, through inheritance until 2012.
Dukes Fine Art, The Rootes Collection, 28 September 2012, lot 987.
Published in our catalogue SUBLIME, 2023.