• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 84

    A ROMAN MARBLE BUST OF PAN

    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MARBLE BUST OF PAN
    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Carved with his head turned to the left, mouth agape, long flowing hair, beard and moustache, furrowed brow and pug-like nose, with muscular torso and shoulders, probably from a relief, the back re-carved as a bust in later times, on socled mount
    13 in. (33 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a French private collection, Strasbourg, 1920s.