9 December 2008
A ROMAN BRONZE TRIPOD STAND
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The flat circular platform with a tondo of concentric lathe-turned grooves, the slightly-raised outer edge with a band of ovolo, supported on three feline paws, three large tongues descending in between
4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) high; 6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) diameter
German Private Collection, 1990.
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For the type see no. 181 in Stefanelli, et al., Il Bronzo dei Romani.
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