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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    A LATE HELLENISTIC OR EARLY ROMAN MARBLE FIGURE OF PAN

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE HELLENISTIC OR EARLY ROMAN MARBLE FIGURE OF PAN
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
    The goat-legged god depicted nude, an animal skin draped around his shoulder and over his left arm, with well muscled torso, long hair falling down to his shoulders and shaggy beard, holding pipes(?) in his left hand and another object in his right, mounted
    14½ in. (37 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sold Sotheby's London, 8-9 December 1986, lot 306.
    Collection of Dieter Wyss (1923-1994); and thence by descent to the present owners.