A Roman Bacchanalia Male Applique Head, ca 1st - 2nd century CE


$850 USD

Good bust with a lovely garland of grapes and leaves as the headdress.  The Bacchanalia and the Liberalia were related to religious festivals in ancient Rome, in honor of Bacchus.

Condition: Intact and in good condition overall with some green and brown patination to the bronze.  Custom mounted.

Dimensions: Height: 6.03cm (2 3/8in); Width: 3.18cm (1 1/4in).

Provenance:  Paul Ilton private collection.  Acquired prior 1958.