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    Sale 12256

    Antiquities

    12 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 70

    A ROMAN MARBLE JANIFORM HERM HEAD

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE JANIFORM HERM HEAD
    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Each in the form of Jupiter Ammon, one side youthful, the other bearded, each with a fringe of deeply-drilled hair at the forehead between the ridged underslung ram horns, the forehead furrowed, the lidded eyes unarticulated, the lips parted, with broad hair ties falling onto each shoulder
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, New York, Boston & Texas, acquired prior to 1995; thence by descent to the current owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    This Lot is Withdrawn.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY