A patinated bronze figure of 'The dancing faun' on an oval marble base, Grand Tour Souvenier. Signed 'Po Chiapparelli Fe Roma'. Italy, late 19th century. H. 90 cm. L. 42 cm. W. 30 cm.
The original figure of the faun was dug up in Pompeii in 1830 and acquired its fame almost instantly. Its findspot was named after it — the House of the Faun.