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Table leg in the form of a goat's head springing from a sheath of acanthus above the animal's lower leg, hock and hoof. Fine brown patina.

Provenance

By 1984: with Mohammad Yeganeh, Bundenweg 7, 6000 Frankfurt/Main, Germany; purchased by MFA from Mohammad Yeganeh, September 12, 1984

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 50–150

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 110.

Dimensions

height x width x length (front to back): 19.5 x 2.1 x 3.7 cm (7 11/16 x 13/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.437

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture