8 June 2004
THE HADDAD COLLECTION OF ANCIENT EROTIC ART, PART II
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SEVEN ROMAN OBJECTS
CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Including a herm of sheet bronze with a rectangular shaft topped with a youthful male head, a basket atop his head, with male genitalia along the shaft; a silver herm, solid cast, the tapering shaft topped with a bearded bust, a basket atop his head, with male genitalia along the shaft, on a stepped integral plinth; a bronze herm attachment with a tall rectangular shaft topped with a youthful bust, with male genitalia along the shaft, a molding along the base, with an attachment loop above the head and three perforations along its length; a bronze herm pendant, the tapering shaft with male genitalia topped with a youthful male bust, the head surmounted by a suspension loop, a rectangular fitting along the back of the base; a provincial bronze embracing couple; a lead amulet in the form of a standing macrophallic male figure, his hands clasping his phallus, a fragmentary suspension loop above; and a bronze amulet in the form of a standing macrophallic male figure, his testicles above his phallus, a suspension loop on his back
Tallest: 5 9/16 in. (14.1 cm.) high (7)
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