University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS3820
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Campania
Pompeii
Archaeology Area: Center of the impluvium
Manufacture Location: Naples
Maker: J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Locus: House of the Faun
Date Made: 1903
Early Date: 1903
Late Date: 1903
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Dancing Faun
Height: 81.4cm
Width: 34cm
Depth: 30.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1904
Other Number5002 - Naples Museum Number

Description

Bronze reproduction of a dancing faun. On tiptoes, right foot forward. Left arm raised high, right arm extended outward, fingers at level of chin. Luxuriant, wavy beard and hair. Garland of acorns around head. Pair of small goat's horns sprout from forehead. Short tail. Naked. Rectangular base with moulding around bottom. Inlaid palmettes on top of corners at front. Original found at Pompeii.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

J. Chiurazzi & Fils - Naples, Italy - Bronze Foundry - Reproductions of the Bronzes found at Pompeii and Herculaneum and at present in the National Museum of Naples (30 Apr 1904 - 01 Dec 1904)View Objects in Exhibition
Pressing Matters Supplement (15 Mar 2008 - 20 Apr 2008)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Chiurazzi, Salavatore. 1929. Chiurazzi. Riproduzioni di Opere Classiche in Bronzo e Marmo. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 61, no. 92View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Lamb, Winifred. 1929. Greek and Roman Bronzes. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 197 and 224View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ippel, Albert. 1925. Pompeji. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 170, fig. 168View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] S. Chiurazzi & Fils. 1904. S. Chiurazzi & Fils Naples Italy Bronze Foundry. Reproductions of the Bronzes Found at Pompei and Herculaneaum and at Present in the National Museum in Naples. The Collection of Bronzes Made Upon the Order of John Wanamaker of Philadelphia for the. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 61View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Mau, August. 1904. Pompeii its life and art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 451, fig. 258View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] J. Chiurazzi and Fils. 1901. J. Chiurazzi & Fils. Fournisseurs de Cours et Musees. Etablissements. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 2View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Monaco, Domenico. 1895. Specimens in the Naples Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 16, no. 77, pl. 77View Objects cited in this Publication

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