11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
A ROMAN BRONZE SILENUS MASK APPLIQUÉ
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The companion of Dionysus with a fillet of ivy and berries along his bald pate, his bulging almond-shaped eyes deeply set below his furrowed, overhanging brow, with a snub nose and rounded cheek bones, his beard and mustache formed of thick radiating wavy locks
4 in. (10.2 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
with Charles Ede, London.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1990.
The Morven Collection of Ancient Art; Christie's, New York, 8 June 2004, lot 459.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III
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