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Roman marble head of Bacchus.  2nd century A.D.
Roman marble head of Bacchus.  2nd century A.D.  - Ancient Art & Antiquities Style Roman marble head of Bacchus.  2nd century A.D.  - Roman marble head of Bacchus.  2nd century A.D.  - Antiquités - Roman marble head of Bacchus.  2nd century A.D.
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3 500 €
Period :
<= 16th century
Ancient Art & Antiquities  - Roman marble head of Bacchus.  2nd century A.D. <= 16th century - Roman marble head of Bacchus.  2nd century A.D.  - Roman marble head of Bacchus.  2nd century A.D. Antiquités - Roman marble head of Bacchus.  2nd century A.D.
Kim J. Nazzi

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Roman marble head of Bacchus. 2nd century A.D.

A beautiful Roman marble head of Bacchus. The youthful god is depicted with an open mouth, articulated eyes and a smooth forehead that merges with the bridge of his nose. To each side of the forehead he wears a bunch grapes or berries in his hair.

The head has been mounted onto an antique fragment of a Roman column in green breccia marble on a white marble base.

Roman. 2nd century A.D.

Dimensions: H 24cm ; diameter 11cm

Provenance: ex private collection Mr. F (BE)

Dimensions: H 24cm ; W (front) 11cm

References : a similar head was sold at Christie's NY - Antiquities sale of 4 June 2008, lot nr. 262 - for USD 17,500.

Kim J. Nazzi

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