Support for a miniature table

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 50–150


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 110.

Dimensions

height x width x length (front to back): 19.5 x 2.1 x 3.7 cm (7 11/16 x 13/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.437

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Table leg in the form of a goat’s head springing from a sheath of acanthus above the animal’s lower leg, hock and hoof. Fine brown patina.

Provenance

By 1984: with Mohammad Yeganeh, Bundenweg 7, 6000 Frankfurt/Main, Germany; purchased by MFA from Mohammad Yeganeh, September 12, 1984

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund