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A GRAECO-ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF DIONYSOS

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A GRAECO-ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF DIONYSOS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
The youthful god with hair parted in the centre, wearing an ivy-wreath, with full lips and unarticulated eyes, flat at the back, mounted, 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high; and two Greek marble female heads, each with hair dressed in a chignon, one wearing a stephane with ears pierced for attachable earrings (now missing), circa 3rd Century B.C., 2 in. (5.1 cm.) and 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) high respectively (3)

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Item one: sold Christie's London, 21 November 1978, lot 241.
Items two and three: sold Christie's London, 6 June 1989, lot 509.
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