6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 61,000
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
A ROMAN MARBLE PAN
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The goat-legged god depicted nude, seated with his left leg extended to the side and his right leg folded before him, his torso twisted to his right, leaning to his right and supporting himself on his lowered right hand which clutches his pedum (shepherd's staff), on an integral plinth with a concave outer edge, once part of a larger composition, preserving the right leg of a standing figure, presumably Dionysus, and a tree-trunk support, some traces of original red pigment on Pan's leg
16¾ in. (42.5 cm) high
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with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1992 (Art of the Ancient World, no. 12).
Herbert C. Lust III; Christie's, New York, 11 Jun 2003, lot 198.
PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION