Roman Turquoise Glass Cameo of Cupid

 

Roman Turquoise Glass Cameo of Cupid

An ancient Roman large high relief turquoise glass cameo bust of Cupid (Eros) bare chested with wings.

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

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

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. XIII, (2002), no. 128.

Formerly in an English private collection.

Inv#: 7822

$7,500

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