• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 314

    A ROMAN BRONZE ATTACHMENT MASK OF PAN

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN BRONZE ATTACHMENT MASK OF PAN
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Probably from a situla, the finely detailed head with luxurious hair, beard and long moustache, with horns emerging from the top of head, pointed ears and ridged brow, twin suspension loops above, mounted
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, 1980s.