Roman giallo antico yellow marble head of BacchusR129
A giallo antico (yellow marble) terminal bust depicting a youthful head of Bacchus, god of wine.
Roman, 2nd Century AD
10.8 x 8 cms, 14 cms including stand
Fragment as shown, a small repair on the back of the head and neck
Ex. collection: Dr Wladimir Rosenbaum, 1894 – 1984 (Russia and thence Switzerland). Rosenbaum was a successful lawyer prior to opening Galerie Serodine in Ascona, Switzerland, trading in significant works of art and antiquities during the 1970s’.
Mounted on a perspex display stand. Traces of an early 20th Century collection label on the back of the head.