Description: Ca 1st to 2nd Century AD
The youthful god shown standing with his weight on his left leg, his right relaxed, naked except for a goat skin draped across his slender body and falling behind him, the animal head behind his left shoulder, holding a bunch of grapes in his left hand, a tether around the tree-trunk against his left leg, presumably for an animal, now missing, set on an integral oval base.
Location of Origin: Europe
Dimensions: Height: 11 inches (28cm) Height + custom mount
Primary Classification: Ancient Art : Roman
Secondary Classification: Ancient Art
Expertise: Condition: Some old restorations stripped away; ancient iron and later bronze pin. Areas with losses and visible cracks and repairs, and some surface weathering to ancient patina. What does remain is quite good.
Provenance: Acquired by the present owner in Buenos Aires in the early 1970s.