Roman Silver Eros
An ancient Roman silver standing nude Eros (Cupid) holding a large cornucopia.
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. 124.
Formerly in a French private collection; with Royal-Athena Galleries, 2002; subsequently in a Michigan private collection.