View 1 of Lot 98. A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Bust of Dionysos, circa 2nd Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 98. A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Bust of Dionysos, circa 2nd Century A.D..
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A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Bust of Dionysos, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 GBP

A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Bust of Dionysos, circa 2nd Century A.D.

A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Bust of Dionysos, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot sold:

9,450

GBP

A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Bust of Dionysos

circa 2nd Century A.D.


with a long beard of wavy voluted curls and mustache, and eyes recessed for inlay, his centrally parted hair bound in a fillet, arranged in a row of spiral curls over the forehead, and falling in twin braids before the ears and in long wavy locks over the shoulders, anathyrosis on the back; no restorations.

Height 22.5 cm.

French private collection, Fontainebleau
Osenat, Fontainebleau, March 24th, 2019, no. 113, illus.
acquired at the above sale