16 December 2005
This lot is offered without a reserve
A ROMAN BRONZE SUSPENSION SUPPORT
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
From a wagon, cast in the form of a herm of a draped youth wearing a Phrygian cap, the shaft ornamented at the front with acanthus, flanked on either side by large loops, each with an outward-facing panther head
7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high
Lord McAlpine of West Green, England.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1989.
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C.C. Vermeule and J.M. Eisenberg, Catalogue of the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Bronzes in the Collection of John Kluge, New York and Boston, 1992, no. 88-104.
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