|ROMAN BRONZE THREE-HEADED CERBERUS,
The three-headed dog, encircled by serpents. Rare.
Dark brown patina. Rear left paw restored.
1st Century AD
L. 2 in. (5.1 cm.)
Ex Ladriere, Paris (French private collection), May 1987; E.B. collection, Orion, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in October 1991.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. VI (1991), no. 130.
On loan to Picker Art Gallery, Colgate Univ.; Fitchburg Art Museum - 1992-2016.