A Roman marble herm of Dionysus
Lot 152
A Roman marble herm head of Dionysus
£8,000 - 12,000
US$ 13,000 - 20,000
Auction Details
A Roman marble herm of Dionysus
Lot Details
A Roman marble herm head of Dionysus
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
The god depicted facing frontally, in archaising style, wearing a wreath of vines, short beaded locks of hair falling in front of each ear, his curling moustache and full beard with drilled detail, the back flat, 7in (17.9cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    With Jean-Philippe Mariaud de Serres, Paris, 1990s.
    French private collection since the 1960s.
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