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

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,500 GBP

Other Properties

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.

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,500 GBP

Lot sold:

1,500

GBP

Other Properties

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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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

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