A beautiful marble sculpture of a foot with a typical feature that was popular with ancient Greek and Roman sculptors' preference for bare feet exhibiting a second toe longer than the hallux and a slightly retraced little toe.
The toes show beautiful erosion of the marble, covered by a somewhat yellowish patina. On the bottom one can see that the foot once was part of a larger whole and was sawn out of a larger pedestal base, possibly done during the 19th century.
Renaissance. 16th century and possibly earlier.
Dimensions: length 20cm ; width 8,5cm ; height 7,5cm.
Provenance: from an old collection in Liège (Belgium)