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A Roman Marble Figure of Pan, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT
35
A Roman Marble Figure of Pan, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Roman Marble Figure of Pan, circa 2nd Century A.D.
twisting his body with both arms held high, his raised left leg probably formerly resting on a rocky outcrop, his head with pointed ears and unruly hair, an animal skin covering his back and falling over the left knee; lower part of face restored in plaster.
Height 30 cm.
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Provenance

Eugene J. Dimet (1932-2014), Lewiston, New York, acquired in the 1970s (Cottone Auctions, Geneseo, New York, March 19th, 2016, no. 507, illus.)
acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

The raised arms could have held the long double flute: cf. the pose of the piping Silenos on a relief in Turin: http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilderbestand/889505). For a piping Pan see a sarcophagus in the Louvre: F. Matz, Die dionysischen Sarkophage (Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs, vol. IV,3), 1969, pl. 238. For the pose also see a sarcophagus fragment: Christie's, New York, April 18th, 2018, no. 4.

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