A Roman marble relief fragment of a Bacchic male figure
Lot 93W
A Roman marble Bacchic sarcophagus fragment
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,346) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Roman marble Bacchic sarcophagus fragment
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
The youth depicted asleep, reclining on his left side, the musculature of his torso defined, nude except for folds of drapery falling around his thighs, his right leg crossed over the left, his head lolling on his shoulder, his curly hair drilled with horns rising from his head, now missing, his left hand held up to his head, 18in (45.8cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection.
    Bonhams London, 26 Oct 2007 lot 175.
    English private collection, acquired in the early 1990s from the Olympia Art and Antiques Fair, London.
    Sotheby's London, 9 December 1993, lot 180.
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