A Roman marble head of Dionysus
Lot 139*
A Roman giallo antico marble herm of a youthful Dionysus
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,037) inc. premium
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A Roman giallo antico marble herm of a youthful Dionysus
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
The god depicted wearing a wreath of ivy with berries in his curly hair, with a snub nose, smiling mouth and deeply recessed lidded eyes, the back flat, 3½in (9cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    American private collection, formed in the 1960s and 1970s.
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