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.
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.