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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 167

    A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF PAN

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF PAN
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Wearing nebris across the chest and tied over left shoulder, with naturalistic carving of the upper part of his hairy goat legs, attachment sockets at the shoulders, remains of supports on right hip and left thigh, mounted
    12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a French private collection, late 19th or early 20th Century.