London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A ROMAN BRONZE ATTACHMENT BUST OF DIONYSOS
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Probably from a tripod table support, emerging from an acanthus leaf, a goatskin thrown over shoulder, with inlaid silver eyes, wavy hair dressed with berries, a tang for attachment behind
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high, mounted
Acquired in London, 1988.
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