London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A ROMAN CORNELIAN INTAGLIO
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
Engraved with a draped kneeling figure of Aphrodite suckling winged Eros, his quiver leaning on a tree behind, set in a modern gold ring
5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) long
Formerly in an English private collection since the 1980s.
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