7 December 2000
THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN
A ROMAN ROSSO ANTICO HERM OF DIONYSUS
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
The head turned slightly to his right, his beard full, the eyes deeply sunken under a thick furrowed brow, the hair bound in a fillet of ivy and berries, the ties extending flat on the shoulders
61/8 in. (15.6 cm) high
Antiquities, Christie's New York, 15 December 1994, lot 185
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