29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 18,750
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
A ROMAN MARBLE BUST OF A SATYR
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Emerging from a curved roundel, head turned to the left, with high cheekbones, eyes deeply drilled, hair swept back from his face, wearing berried fillet, long pointed ears below, a goat skin draped across his bare chest and tied on left shoulder, mounted
24 in. (61 cm.) high
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