• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 172

    A ROMAN MARBLE PAN

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    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


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Provenance

    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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION