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Statuette of a Youth  Satyr Riding on a Goat
Ref : 89592
8 000 €
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Rome
Medium :
Marble
Dimensions :
H. 9.06 inch
Galerie Cybele

Archaeology


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Statuette of a Youth Satyr Riding on a Goat

Roman Period - 1st Century A.D.
A carved marble statue fragment depicting the muscular body of a quadruped (goat or lion?) supporting a male youth (Faunus?) with belt to the waist and mantle to the left shoulder, leaning forward in a vigorous pose with arms spread to the front and rear, with youthful face with tousled curls; on the shoulder of the beast, a large human right foot;
mounted on a custom-made stand. 2.9 kg, 27cm including stand (10 1/2"). Fine condition; repaired.

Provenance :
French private collection
on loan to and previously exhibited at the Antikenmuseum, Basel, 1969;
in the collection of Mrs H.S., Switzerland, since 1950.

Galerie Cybele

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Ancient Art