View 1 of Lot 103. A Roman Marble Feline Paw, circa 2nd Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 103. A Roman Marble Feline Paw, circa 2nd Century A.D..
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A Roman Marble Feline Paw, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

A Roman Marble Feline Paw, circa 2nd Century A.D.

A Roman Marble Feline Paw, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

5,040

GBP

A Roman Marble Feline Paw

circa 2nd Century A.D.


on a low integral base, from the bottom of a table leg (trapezophoros), with extended claws, prominent tendons, and knotty articulations; no restorations.

Height 10 cm.

Sotheby's, Munich, Property from the Royal House of Hannover, October 5th-15th, 2005, no. 1564, illus.
acquired at the above sale
There is a faded inked inscription in a late 19th/early 20th-century hand on the underside.