Large Bronze Leg of Pan

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 16 cm high
Price: 2 800 Euro
Ref: 3289
Provenance: French private collection, acquired in a French auction house.
Condition: Except for one small chip on the thigh intact.
Description: Large bronze leg with hoof worked out in high quality. From a round opening with two volutes on the sides the thigh sets in, slightly bent forward and broadly ribbed. The knee is stretched backwards, tendons and muscles are well worked out. At the bottom a central, broadly notched hoof. The leg is hollow inside and served as foot of a Roman imperial seating furniture. Mounted.