View 1 of Lot 96. A Roman Marble Herm Bust of Priapos, circa 2nd Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 96. A Roman Marble Herm Bust of Priapos, circa 2nd Century A.D..
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A Roman Marble Herm Bust of Priapos, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 GBP

A Roman Marble Herm Bust of Priapos, circa 2nd Century A.D.

A Roman Marble Herm Bust of Priapos, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot sold:

6,048

GBP

A Roman Marble Herm Bust of Priapos

circa 2nd Century A.D.


with full beard of long corkscrew curls, his long wavy hair tied in a fillet bound over the forehead, the ends of the fillet falling over the shoulders; no restorations.

Height 20 cm.

private collection, Paris, acquired in the 1970s
Galerie Steinitz, Paris
acquired from the above in 2018
For comparable heads of Priapos see LIMC, vol. 8, pl. 693f.