4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A CENTRAL ASIAN SCHIST HEAD OF A SATYR
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
The wide expressive face with a furrowed undulating brow and contoured creases at the bridge of the nose, the deeply-hollowed eyes recessed for now-missing inlays, with rounded cheeks, a wide nose and full lips, the large ears pointed at their upper tips, the hair a mass of upswept, thick wavy locks, surmounted by a twisted fillet, deep V-shaped creases on the neck
9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high
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with R. Jaquerod, Zurich, 1962.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION