Lot 3713. Ancient reception of so-called Narcissus from Pompeii

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Auction date:28.02.2020   10:00
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Lot 3713Ancient reception of so-called Narcissus from Pompeii
Ancient reception of so-called Narcissus from Pompeii the beginning of the 19th. Century, signed "Sommer Napoli", Bronze dark patina, act representation of the God Dionysus with the appropriate attributes, such as the over the shoulder thrown goat skin (Nebris), and the vine sprouts bekränztem main, at the feet of ornate laced sandals as well as under the right foot a Kroupezion (bellows), the attitude, the right to complementary Panther to explain, which is the most important Companion of Dionysus, the Name "Narcissus from Pompeii" is derived from the belief, the boy with the lowered head would look at his reflection in the water, which is in Pompeii found the Flavian original sculpture, which was created after the Hellenistic model, is in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples, ornamental, ornate, gekehlter round base, good age-appropriate conservation, H total, approx. 22 cm. Source: Le collezioni del Museo Nazionale Archeologico Napoli (1989), and the Internet.

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