11 December 2009,
Price realised USD 15,000
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A FRAGMENTARY ROMAN MARBLE TABLE LEG
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
From a tripod table, in the form of the head of a lion emerging from acanthus, the mouth open bearing teeth, the paw atop a trapezoidal support
34 5/8 in. (87.9 cm.) high, as restored
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Molly Morse Limmer
with Ciancimino, London, 1994.
The Bill Blass Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 21-23 October 2003, lot 237.
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