|IMPORTANT ROMAN MARBLE MONOPODIUM: WINGED CHIMAERA PROTOME ON LION LEG
For a discussion of furniture supports, see C. Vermeule, "Bench and Table Supports: Roman Egypt and Beyond" in W. Simpson and K. Davis, eds., Studies in Ancient Egypt, the Aegean and the Sudan, Essays in Honor of Dows Dunham on the Occasion of his 90th Birthday, June 1, 1980, Boston, 1981.
Ex Philippe Heldman collection, Paris, acquired from Galerie Uraeus, Paris, in 1970.
Ca. AD 120-150
H. 34 3/4 in. (86 cm.); Depth 20 in. (51 cm.); H. of head 7 in. (18 cm.)
Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 29