Bronze figure of Eros

Eros is shown landing on a column. Finely modeled in a naturalistic way, with childish proportions and chubby features. The figure is in a relaxed posture with the lively movement of the twisted head and body, twin wings with  incised feathers attached to his back. 

Roman period, 1st-2nd Century A.D.
H. 11.6 cm (4 9⁄16 in)

Art market, New York, 1991
Private collection, Switzerland, acquired from the above

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