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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 235

    A ROMAN BRONZE TRIPOD STAND

    CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BRONZE TRIPOD STAND
    CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Likely for an oil lamp, the flat circular platform with a tondo of concentric lathe-turned grooves, the outer edge raised and rounded, supported on three feline paws, large decorative palmettes descending in between
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) high; 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diameter


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    For the type see no. 181, cat. no. 82, p. 204 in Stefanelli, et al., Il Bronzo dei Romani.

    Provenance

    European Private Collection, prior to 1954.