A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF APOLLO LYCEUS
AN ITALIC CARNELIAN RING STONE WITH A SATYR

CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.

Details
AN ITALIC CARNELIAN RING STONE WITH A SATYR
CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
22 mm. long
Provenance
Louis de Clercq collection (1836-1901), Oignies, France.
The Thétis Collection, Geneva; acquired in 1970.

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Lot Essay

PUBLISHED:
A. de Ridder, Collection de Clerq, vol. VII, Paris, 1911, p. 587, no. 2834, pl. XX.
J.-L. Zimmermann, Collection de la Fondation Thétis, Geneva, 1987, p. 84, no. 154.

The convex oval stone is set in a gold box bezel, engraved with a standing satyr, his hair bound with a fillet, two auloi in his hands, a column behind.

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