4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 18,750
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A ROMAN MARBLE JANIFORM HEAD
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
With juxtaposed heads of a young satyr and an old satyr, the younger with a pointed chin, open mouth and pronounced rounded cheek bones, his short locks of unruly hair brushed up from the forehead; the older with a projecting chin, grimacing, open mouth, pug nose, and furrowed overhanging brow, with a thin mustache and tufted beard, both with pointed ears and unarticulated eyes deeply drilled at the inner canthi
3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high
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with Lord McAlpine of West Green, London, 1970s.
English Private Collection.
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