London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A ROMAN BRONZE APPLIQUÉ
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
In the form of a satyr mask, his grimacing face with knitted brow, deeply-set articulated eyes, a rounded nose and small open mouth revealing the upper row of teeth, with prominent pointed ears, long curling locks and small budding horns at the top of the forehead, mounted
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high
European private collection, 1970s.
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