Sculpture, naked dancing faun - Bronze - First half 20th century

Description
Sculpture, naked dancing faun - Bronze - First half 20th century
France

Bronze sculpture depicting a naked dancing faun.

Made 1st half 20th century after the original of the sculpture found in Pompeii.

The original statue of a drunk dancing faun stood on the edge of the impluvium, a basin for collecting rainwater.

Fauns are ghosts of untethered forests, which were often associated with Pan and Greek satyrs by literate and Hellenised Romans.

The condition of this sculpture is good. The height is 32 cm.

Lot details
Object
naked dancing faun, Sculpture
Material
Bronze
Estimated Period
First half 20th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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