• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 86

    A ROMAN MARBLE BUST OF A SATYR

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    Formerly in the Levy collection, Troyes, France, acquired in the 1950s.