AN EASTERN IMPERIAL ROMAN BANDED ALABASTER TRAPEZOPHORUS OF THE HEAD OF A MALE LION

A support for a console table.

2nd Century AD

Height: 51.6 cm. (20 5/16 in.)

Width: 26 cm. (10 1/4 in.)

28 cm. (11 in.)

#5821

Ex: American private collection, acquired on the Israeli market 1977, thence by descent.

Published: Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) back cover, p.50

Comparandum: Bastet, F. L; Corpus signorum classicorum Musei Antiquarii Lugduno-Batavi (Zutphen, 1982) nos.367,368 Comstock, Mary & Cornelius Vermeule; Sculpture in Stone. The Greek, Roman and Etruscan Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston (Boston, 1976) p.198, fig. 317