|ROMAN BRONZE MOUNT: BUST OF THE YOUNG DIONYSOS
With elaborate coiffure including grape clusters; his eyes recessed for inlay. He rests atop an architectural element, wrapped with a goat skin tied over his left shoulder.
3rd Century AD
H. 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm.)
Ex collection of B.H.S., a retired military officer, St. Petersburg, Florida, formed in the 1950s-early 1970s.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2011, no. 52.