A Roman marble janiform herm
Lot 126W
A Roman marble janiform herm
Sold for £43,250 (US$ 72,695) inc. premium
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A Roman marble janiform herm A Roman marble janiform herm A Roman marble janiform herm
Lot Details
A Roman marble janiform herm
Eastern Empire, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Depicting on one side the head of a young man, with large almond-shaped eyes and full lips, the hair combed straight over the forehead, on the other side the head of a mature man with long curly beard, long slender nose and small eyes with drilled tear ducts and carved pupils, wearing a wreath of vine leaves and grapes, 11¾in (30cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    German private collection, formed in the 1980s.
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