A ROMAN MARBLE PANTHER HEAD
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
From a trapezophorus, naturalistically sculpted, the mouth open revealing fangs and tongue, the nostrils indented, the eyes articulated, the ears (one preserved) rounded, preserving a portion of the vertical shaft along the back
6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide
Estate of Richard B.K. and Jane Fuller McLanathan, Phillipsburg, Maine, 1950s.