View 1 of Lot 99. A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Head of Hermes, circa 1st Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 99. A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Head of Hermes, circa 1st Century A.D..
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A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Head of Hermes, circa 1st Century A.D.

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Head of Hermes, circa 1st Century A.D.

A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Head of Hermes, circa 1st Century A.D.

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot sold:

5,040

GBP

A Roman Giallo Antico Marble Herm Head of Hermes

circa 1st Century A.D.


with long beard of overlapping curls, the eyes recessed for inlay, his wavy hair arranged in three rows of spirals curls above the forehead, bound in a fillet, and falling in long strands behind the ears; no restorations.

Height 18 cm.

European private collection, early 20th Century (based on patina and variegated marble base)
French private collection (Audap & Mirabaud, Paris, Succession d'un collectionneur. Entier mobilier garnissant son appartement, March 15th, 2016, no. 457, illus.)
acquired at the above sale
Cf. Sotheby’s, London, Ancient Marbles, June 13th, 2016, no. 35.