Lot 88: Roman Decorated Tripod Vessel Stand
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-2nd century AD. A bronze tripod vessel support comprising a flared circular base and three radiating feet; the ring with feather detailing to the outer face, rectangular plaque above each leg with geometric patterns, socket to the upper face, trapezoidal-section leg with lion's claw and rectangular pad. See similar in J.P.Getty Museum, object number 72.AC.135. 2 kg, 29cm (11 1/2"). Property of a German gentleman; acquired 1980-1990.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.