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Hellenistic, 3rd – 2nd century BC
Solid silver.
H 4.5 cm

Small statuette of the winged god Eros with almost shoulder-length wavy hair, his left hand resting on his hip and his right arm raised. In his open right hand he originally held a separately worked attribute. Incised details for wings and hair of fine quality. Right lower leg missing.


Galerie Nefer, catalogue Nefer 8, Zürich 1990, no. 25

Antiqua Catalogue VII, Los Angeles 1999, no. A3.

Galerie Günter Puhze catalogue Kunst der Antike 29, Freiburg im Breisgau 2015, no. 24


The British Museum number: 1946,0808.1


German private collection H. W. (1931-2018), acquired 2015 on the German art market.

US collection; Swiss collection of the 1980s.

Accompanied by an Art Loss Register certificate.

€ 7.000