27 October 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A FRENCH PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A ROMAN MARBLE STATUE OF A YOUNG SATYR
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Standing naked on integral rectangular base, his left leg flexed and his body and head turned to the left, holding a cymbal in his upraised left hand and his right arm held across his body, an ivy covered tree stump to his left, right hand missing, repaired
31 1/8 in. (79 cm.) high
Sold Christie's London, The Edward J. Smith Collection of Antiquities, Part One, 18 October 1972, lot 186.
This lot is accompanied by an export licence from the French Ministry of Culture.
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