View 1 of Lot 97. Two Roman Marble Janiform Herm Heads, circa 2nd century A.D., mounted as a pair on red marble shafts, probably in the 19th Century, circa 1st Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 97. Two Roman Marble Janiform Herm Heads, circa 2nd century A.D., mounted as a pair on red marble shafts, probably in the 19th Century, circa 1st Century A.D..
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Two Roman Marble Janiform Herm Heads, circa 2nd century A.D., mounted as a pair on red marble shafts, probably in the 19th Century, circa 1st Century A.D.

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Two Roman Marble Janiform Herm Heads, circa 2nd century A.D., mounted as a pair on red marble shafts, probably in the 19th Century, circa 1st Century A.D.

Two Roman Marble Janiform Herm Heads, circa 2nd century A.D., mounted as a pair on red marble shafts, probably in the 19th Century, circa 1st Century A.D.

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot sold:

5,670

GBP

Two Roman Marble Janiform Herm Heads, circa 2nd century A.D., mounted as a pair on red marble shafts, probably in the 19th Century

circa 1st Century A.D.


each carved on one side with a bearded head of Dionysos, and on the other side with a head of a maenad.

Heights of heads 11.9 and 12.8 cm.

European private collection, 19th Century at the latest (based on custom-made mounts)
Konrad Bernheimer, Burg Marquartstein, Bavaria (Sotheby's, London, November 25th, 2015, no. 192, illus.)
acquired at the above sale