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FRAGMENT: SATYRS PRESSING GRAPES

Later first century A.D.

Height: 14cm
Width: 12cm

Museum number: M1162.G

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 473help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

Terracotta campana relief: on the left the head and body, including most of the left leg, of a young Satyr, with a panther skin around his neck and flowing out behind, grasping a wreath with both hands. The hands of a pendant Satyr figure standing right are visible at the left.

Group I: Wainscoting Plaque.

A fragment from a plaque showing two Satyrs treading out grapes in a wine-press, while a third at the left blows pipes, and a fourth at the right brings more grapes in a large basket. There is a complete example of better style in the British Museum.1

1 H. Von Rohden and H. Winnefeld, Die antiken Terracotten, (Architektomische römische Tonreliefs der Kaiserzeit) IV, pp. 65-69, p. 247, pl. XV, also CXV, 1; BM Catalogue Terracotta D543.

Provenance help-art-provenance

See vermeule 459.


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