Description Legs of game boards or boxes made in the shape of the haunch of a standing bull placed on a high-ribbed plinth are well known in this period. This piece is peculiar: the hoof is that of a reclining animal. It is placed on a plain plinth, the musculature is completely stylized, and the muscles are not marked on the inside. All of these peculiarities make the piece suspect.
|10/06/1983||Treatment||cleaned; examined for technical study|
Provenance MacGregor Collection [lot 678]; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris, 1922, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923
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