A Roman marble herm depicting Herakles
Lot 791W
A Neo-Classical marble janiform herm depicting Hercules
Sold for £16,250 (US$ 27,285) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Roman marble herm depicting Herakles A Roman marble herm depicting Herakles A Roman marble herm depicting Herakles
Lot Details
A Neo-Classical marble janiform herm depicting Hercules
probably late 18th / early 19th century
each side depicting the mature features of the thick-set hero wearing the Nemean lion pelt, the faces carved with furrowed brows, with thick wavy hair and full beards, set on a later neck with lion-paw fastening and pedestal base, the head, 11in (28cm) high and inclusive of the base: 19¾in (50cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    English private collection, acquired by the owner's parents, Mr and Mrs D.B., circa 1950.
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