Italic Bronze Idol of an Ithyphallic Man

Culture: Italic/Umbrian
Period: 4th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 9.2 cm high
Price: 1 600 Euro
Ref: 4166
Provenance: From a Munich collection of bronze idols. Acquired in the 1990s to the early 2000s.
Condition: A leg slightly distorted, otherwise intact.
Description: Solid bronze idol of a stylized, ithyphallic man. The figure with strong, slightly spread legs, an overlong upper body and short, stubby arms, which rest on the chest. The fingers of the hands are accentuated. The private part is also oversized. The head with a pointed face and round back of the head. The eyes are pierced, the mouth formed to a smile. A very expressive fertility idol from central Italy. Mounted.