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A lion's paw, the termination of the leg of a piece of Roman furniture

Luna marble

Height: 9cm
Width: 13cm
Length: 18.5cm

Museum number: S38

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 252help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

The pillar-like back-base of this lion's foot, as in an example in Berlin1, indicates a fragment from a piece of large, heavy furniture.

1 Königliche Museen zu Berlin, Beschreibung der antiken Skulpturen, Berlin, 1891, p.428, no.1086.

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Unrecorded


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