A Pair of Bronze Appliques in Form of Striding Satyrs with Torches

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: each 12 cm high
Price: 3 800 Euro
Ref: 3290
Provenance: French private collection, acquired at Gorny & Mosch on 16 December 2008.
Condition: One applique especially on the torch slightly bent, otherwise both intact except for some corrosion traces.
Description: Two bronze appliques depicting each a striding Satyr holding a long torch over the right shoulder. Dionysus’ servants each wear a wreath, the left leg is put forward. Both Satyrs are nude except for a panther coat tied over the right shoulder. On one of both appliques a massive iron tenon is still preserved, which pinned the figure to a furniture. Mounted.