• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 163

    A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A SATYRISKOS

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A SATYRISKOS
    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Inclined to his left, the youthful face with rounded cheeks, full lips and recessed eyes, his pointed ears within the mass of deeply-drilled curling locks, bound in a fillet of ivy and berries, prominent scent glands along his jaw line
    5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Arcade Gallery, London, 1964.
    Museum Accession number AG-92267, bequested in 1996.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE CUMMER MUSEUM OF ART & GARDENS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND