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Roman Head of Bacchus

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 0182

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,700
EUR (€) 1,390 - 1,960
USD ($) 1,500 - 2,120

Opening Bid: £954 (EUR 1,103; USD 1,191)
ROMAN HEAD OF BACCHUS
2nd-3rd century AD

A marble head of Bacchus (Dionysus) with gently smiling face, soft features and large, expressive eyes; long hair pulled up into a knot at the front and held in place by a fillet with bunches of grapes and ivy leaves falling to the sides, to the back the hair tied in a knot; mounted on a custom-made stand. 10 kg, 30 cm including stand (12"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a North London gentleman; formerly from a Mayfair gallery in the 1990s.

Date
Tuesday 21st February 2017 :
to Saturday 25 February 2017: Antiquities & Coins

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Auction Venue:
Emmanuel Centre
9-23 Marsham Street
Westminster
London, SW1P 3DW

Viewing: Monday 20 Feb 2017: 12 noon - 9 pm

Champagne Reception: 6 - 9 pm, with a free seminar by Dr. Jack Ogden at 6pm 'A Touch of Colour: Gems in Ancient and Medieval Rings'

Auction begins at 10am GMT

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Essex, CO12 4DN

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