11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 26,250
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A ROMAN MARBLE JANIFORM HERM
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Depicting an old and a young satyr, the elder with a long layered beard of curving locks and a thick mustache framing his smiling fleshy lips, with heavy overhanging brows and recessed eyes, his wild hair deeply drilled; the younger with pointed ears, thickly-lidded eyes and a smirking mouth, his hair pulled up above his forehead and bunched, both wearing a wreath of ivy and berries that merge at the sides, the ties falling forward along their necks
6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
Canadian Private Collection, 1960s.
with Walter Banko, Montreal, 2005.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III
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