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Lot 0176
stunning Roman marble head of a panther, c. 1st - 2nd Century AD, which would have been part of a larger marble furniture fragment, likely a trapezophoros (table leg). The facial details are extremely well-modeled with deep set eyes, elaborate ears and open mouth showing teeth. A fine example of Roman sculpture in a beautiful veiny marble. 7 1/2 x 6 x 4 1/4 in (19.2 x 15.2 x 10.8 cm). Light deposits mounted on a black wood base. Ex Florence Martin Antiquaire, Paris; Ex Washington, D.C. private collection.


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A stunning Roman marble head of a panther