Lot 112

A MARBLE HEAD OF ZEUS SERAPIS Circa 1st – 2nd Century A.D. His thick hair and beard are depicted in tightly wound curls, with downward sloping almond-shaped eyes and a small mouth with lips pressed together, with a shell encrusted into the beard indicating it was originally discovered underwater, the head stands on a 19th century white marble and blue stone base decorated with a rosette, 9.4cm high, 18cm high inc. mount,  Provenance: Jack Silver collection, England 1970; Ex Christie’s, Antiquities, New York, 5 December 2012, lot 87.

Estimate: £2,000-£3,000