London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF BACCHUS
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
The nude sandalled god standing with left hand on hip, a cloak over his left shoulder and arm, his right hand raised, his hair bound with a fillet of vine leaves and clusters of berries
6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high
Formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection (1868-1948).
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