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A ROMAN BRONZE BUST OF DIONYSUS
A ROMAN BRONZE BUST OF DIONYSUS

CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN BRONZE BUST OF DIONYSUS
Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
Hollow cast, the god depicted with a mantle draped around his shoulders, a wreath of ivy and berries in his center-parted hair, which is pulled back into a low chignon, his wide eyes slightly recessed with the pupils deeply indicated, his straight mouth with the fleshy lips closed
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) high
Provenance
Tepper Galleries, New York, 23 August 1997
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