Roman - Bronze Winged Eros Figure
Antiquities - Roman
GBP (£) 800 - 1,200
EUR (€) 940 - 1,410
USD ($) 1,000 - 1,500
Sold for (Inc. premium): £920
Circa 2nd century AD. A naked male winged figure in a recumbent seated posture with long flowing hair; the right arm upraised (once holding torch or arrow?); the figure and posture evocative of representations of Eros seen on ancient coins with well defined musculature and details. 70mm. Generally fine with loss to lower left arm.
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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