London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A ROMAN BRONZE CHARIOT FITTING
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
In the form of a bust of a satyr, his head turned to his right, his torso frontal, pointed ears protruding from thick undulating tufts of hair, a single lock brushed up at the centre of his forehead, wide eyes with incised pupils, with large scent glands on the neck, a panther skin covering his chest and tied over left shoulder, the rectangular extension behind, pierced vertically for attachment, mounted
4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high
Private European collection, 1920s.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 13 June 2000, lot 318.
Royal-Athena Galleries, Art of the Ancient World, 2001, no. 109.
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Art of the Ancient World, 2001, no. 109.
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