London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE BUST OF SERAPIS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
With thick cork-screw curls framing his face, wearing a tunic, the folds deliniated, a mantle over his left shoulder, mounted
3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high
Formerly in the collection of Mademoiselle Garcin, Marseille, 1960s; sold Hôtel Drouot, 23-24 April 2001, lot 910.
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Art of the Ancient World, vol. XIII, 2002, no. 150.
An ink inscribed collection label on the base written in French
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