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A GREEK GOLD EROS PENDANT
A GREEK GOLD EROS PENDANT

HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.

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A GREEK GOLD EROS PENDANT
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
Solid cast, the god depicted nude, standing with his weight on his right leg, his left relaxed and bent at the knee, both arms bent, his right with the index finger raised to his chin, his wings outstretched, the feathering finely chased, a bandolier across his chest composed of a plain filigree wire punctuated with clusters of three granules, with short curly hair, a suspension loop above
1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm.) high
Provenance
with Mele Gallery, New York, 1980s.
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