|ROMAN BRONZE GROUP OF DIONYSOS AND ARIADNE
He, seated, hand on head, leaning against her; serpent crawling across his belly, panther below. A rare type. Rich brown patina with light green infills.
Ca. 1st Century AD
H. 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.)
Ex M.K. collection, St. Clair Shores, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in January 1986.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. IV (1985), no. 306.
On loan to Ohio State Univ.; Picker Art Gallery, Colgate Univ.; Fitchburg Art Museum, 1986-2015.