Lot 831

A Roman furniture fitting with the head of Bacchus, 1st - 2nd century

Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 380 Lots

Description

Elaborately worked bronze fitting in the shape of the head of Bacchus. The head of the god of wine with floral forehead ornamentation grows out of a multiple serrated vine leaf. A very sophisticated design! Parts of the vine leaf are missing below the left half of the face, otherwise intact. Excellent patina. Height 8 cm.

Provenance: South German private collection.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

General Information

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