Lamp stand or candelabrum

Roman or Modern
Modern? in the style of Roman Imperial period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 496.

Dimensions

Height: 138 cm (54 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.692

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Below the circular cup and its bands of molding, there is a plain shaft leading to two rings in relief at the bottom and mounted on three lion’s paw feet. Large leaves project between these. The feet have been re-attached. Dark green patina, with light green encrustation.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from Boscoreale); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund