London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A ROMAN MARBLE BEARDED MALE HEAD FROM A RELIEF
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Probably depicting a river god, with thick hair brushed forward, long curling moustache, and thick curling beard, eyes articulated under heavy brows, mounted
10½ in. (26.6 cm.) high
Sold: Jean Philippe Mariaud de Serres, Paris, in the 1980s.
Formerly in the Kenzo collection, Paris, France.
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