Roman bronze lioness furniture fittingR126
A bronze furniture fitting in the form of a leaping lioness with shaggy fur and extended tongue.
Roman, 3rd or 4th Century AD
7 x 6 cms, 10 cms tall including stand
Fragment as shown
Ex. private collection, France; acquired in the mid to late 19th Century.
Mounted on a custom-made early 20th Century ebonised wood display stand