• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 157

    A ROMAN BRONZE LEFT FOOT

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BRONZE LEFT FOOT
    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Wearing a sandal, a variation of a crepida, comprising an elaborate arrangement of upper straps leaving the toes exposed, with a pelta-form lingual or tongue covering
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    The property of the family of the current owner prior to the mid 1940s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF AMERICO A. W. FAVALE