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PROPERTY FROM AN AUSTRALIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A Roman Marble Herm Bust of Pan, circa late 1st/2nd Century A.D.
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PROPERTY FROM AN AUSTRALIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A Roman Marble Herm Bust of Pan, circa late 1st/2nd Century A.D.
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Details & Cataloguing

Ancient Marbles: Classical Sculpture and Works of Art

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A Roman Marble Herm Bust of Pan, circa late 1st/2nd Century A.D.
with full beard, grinning mouth, high cheekbones, prominent bushy eyebrows, and eyes recessed for inlay, his hair swept up above the forehead, bound in a fillet and surmounted by a wreath of ivy leaves and berries, the ends of the fillet falling over the shoulders, the use of the running drill evident throughout; no restorations.
Height 18.5 cm.
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Provenance

Christie's, Melbourne, July 5th-7th, 1999, no. 107
the artist Paul Jones (1921-1997), Eryldene, Gordon, Australia
acquired from the above by the current owner

Catalogue Note

For a related example in the Ermitage Museum in St. Petersburg see http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/834544.

Ancient Marbles: Classical Sculpture and Works of Art

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