8 June 2004,
Price realised USD 1,434
USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A ROMAN CHALCEDONY HEAD OF PAN
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The translucent stone with white calcifications on the surface, carved in the round, the long face with modelled features including narrow eyes and pointed ears, the beard and hair a mass of wavy striated lines, the two ribbed goat horns sculpted from a natural speckled brown layer of the stone, arching back from his forehead
7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) high
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Bloch, Antike Kleinkunst, 1974, p. 162-163, pl. 136-137.
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