Roman Bronze Cupid

 

Roman Bronze Cupid

An ancient Roman bronze figure of a winged nude cupid or eros, probably once part of a wind chime or tintinabulum.

Ca. 1st - 3rd century AD.
Height: 2 1/4 in. (5.5 cm).

The Roman god Cupid (Greek: Eros) was the youthful personification of Love, and was usually depicted alongside Venus (Aphrodite).

Formerly an American private collection, inherited from the Robert Cummings collection, Palm Beach Florida, acquired from Barakat Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel in 1976.

Inv#: 6612

$2,500

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