Gallo-Roman Hermaphrodite

Culture: Roman/Gaul
Period: 2nd-3rd century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 9.8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3082
Provenance: Collection Lensing (collection number, thence Auktionshaus Meerbusch on 10 July 2005, lot 271.
Condition: Beautiful patina. The right engaged leg is broken on the ankle, left hand missing.
Description: Rare bronze of a dancing Hermaphrodite. The figure has female breasts and male genitals, striding with the bent left leg to the right. The right arm raised. The facial features are schematically recognizable, the neck long hair is finely crafted and combed behind the ears.