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Miniature furniture leg

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Miniature furniture leg of bronze, inlaid with silver, in the form of a leopard's head surmounting an acanthus leaf and a lion's paw.

Provenance

By 1986: Leo Mildenberg collection; purchased by the MFA from Dr. Mildenberg April 23, 1986. (Accession date: April 23, 1986)

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Parthian, 249 B.C.–A.D. 224

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 111.

Dimensions

Height: 12.9 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.141

Medium or Technique

Bronze with silver inlay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture