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.)
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.367,368Comstock, 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