• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 128

    A HELLENISTIC GOLD PENDANT OF EROS

    CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HELLENISTIC GOLD PENDANT OF EROS
    CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
    The winged naked figure with cloak draped around his arms, a suspension loop at rear of head with modern pendant ring attached
    ¾ in. (2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Previously in a French private collection, formed in the 1980s.


    Saleroom Notice

    The estimate of this lot should read GBP 1,200 - 1,500 and not GBP 1,500 - 1,800 as stated in the printed catalogue.