A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC HERM HEAD OF DIONYSOS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC HERM HEAD OF DIONYSOS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC HERM HEAD OF DIONYSOS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC HERM HEAD OF DIONYSOS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC HERM HEAD OF DIONYSOS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC HERM HEAD OF DIONYSOS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC HERM HEAD OF DIONYSOS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
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A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC HERM HEAD OF DIONYSOS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 GBP

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A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC HERM HEAD OF DIONYSOS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 GBP

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Description

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A ROMAN MARBLE ARCHAISTIC HERM HEAD OF DIONYSOS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.


with long beard composed of corkscrew curls, his hair bound in a fillet and arranged in corkscrew curls over the forehead, two long tresses falling on each shoulder; no restorations.

Height 12 cm.

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Provenance

French private collection, early 20th Century (based on mount and label)

French private collection, acquired in the 1970s

Hôtel Drouot, Crait-Muller, commissaires-priseurs, February 15th, 2019, no. 12

Catalogue Note

A faded handwritten label applied to the underside of the base is inscribed in ink "Tête de roi / Assyrio-Babylonien / (marbre sucre antique)".

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