Mosaic with Peacock and Grape Vines

Mosaic with Peacock and Grape Vines
Mosaic with Peacock and Grape Vines
Date:
5th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Stone
Dimensions:
45 1/2 x 45 (115.6 x 114.3 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Middle East
Culture/People:
Roman
Provenance:

Syria
W.A. Wahler, Palo Alto, CA, 1969 exported from Lebanon
Frank Kovacs, San Mateo, CA
Richard M. Beleson

Accession Number:
1991.19
Acquisition Date:
1991-06-06
Credit Line:

Gift of Richard M. Beleson

A standing peacock with unraised tail feathers behind. The peacock faces right within a field of white and cream colored tesserae with occasional floral patterns and grape vines. With rounded ocelli disbursed on his elongated tail. Composed primarily of red, gray, and white marble.

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