This small, marble sculpture of a child, possibly the Infant Bacchus or the child Dionysos holding a pedum (shepherd's crook) and mask, dates from the early Roman Empire.

It is a work of some interest, apparently original and possibly by a Greek sculptor working for the Roman market.

Provenance

H.W.Law


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