Roman Tiger Mosaic Table

c. AD 300-500
$18,800 USD
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W: 45.0" D: 50.0" H: 3.0"
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A rich composition of pink, cream, umber, and grey tesserae, this fragment of a late Roman mosaic looks as exquisite today as it did when it was laid in the 5th century. Masterfully designed to resemble painted brushstrokes, the mosaic depicts a prowling tiger, a powerful creature that would have been displayed at public arenas as an exotic attraction. Likely decorating the floor of a private villa, such mosaics were status symbols and would have been commissioned to tell a specific story or reflect the owner's interests. A beautiful example of Roman artistry, the mosaic has been elevated on a custom base to create a statement coffee or center table.

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