Miniature furniture leg

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian
Parthian
249 B.C.–A.D. 224


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 111.

Dimensions

Height: 12.9 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.141

Medium or Technique

Bronze with silver inlay

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Miniature furniture leg of bronze, inlaid with silver, in the form of a leopard’s head surmounting an acanthus leaf and a lion’s paw.

Provenance

By 1986: Leo Mildenberg collection; purchased by the MFA from Dr. Mildenberg April 23, 1986.
(Accession date: April 23, 1986)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund