|LATE ROMAN BRONZE BALSAMARIUM IN THE FORM OF A BOOT
Or calceus, ankle-high, with nailed sole, and engraved lacing details; one chain remaining. Eastern Mediterranean. Unusually complete.
4th-6th Century AD
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.); L. 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.)
Ex A.T. collection, Munich, acquired ca. 1985.
Cf. G. Faider-Feytmans, Les bronzes romains de Belqique II, 1979, no. 219.