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A ROMAN BRONZE HEAD OF CUPID
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A ROMAN BRONZE HEAD OF CUPID

CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN BRONZE HEAD OF CUPID
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The young god with cherubic oval face, his luxurious curly hair with characteristic central plait, a curling lock falling on the forehead, with lidded unarticulated eyes, arching brows above, and full, slightly parted lips, attachment strut behind
2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high
Provenance
Baron von Dungern (1867-1961), Ludwigshafen.
Anonymous sale; Schuler Auktionen, Zurich, 5 December 1996, lot 3047, when acquired by the present owner.
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