18 October 2005
A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN BRONZE DANCING EROTIC DWARF
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
The nude figure with oversized phallus, right leg raised up, the body twisted to the right with head turned back, hands clasped high in front, indentations on either side of his head for attachment (now missing), mounted
2¼ in. (5.5 cm.) high
Acquired by the present owner's grandfather in Egypt during the 1920s.
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