Ancient Greek, Hellenistic Gold Eros Earrings - (1)

Description
Ancient Greek, Hellenistic Gold Eros Earrings - (1)
Circa 4th - 2nd century BC

An exquisite single Ancient Greek-Hellenistic earring adorned with the depiction of Eros, the Greek god of love. The figure of the child-Eros is crafted with hands on his hips and a sash across his chest, composed of miniscule granules. The sash is the usual attribute of Eros on Greek jewellery, presumably used so he can carry his quiver.

Provenance: Ex London jewellery private collection.

Measurements: 2.2cm length, Weight 1.87g


Lot details
Culture
Ancient Greek, Hellenistic
Material
Gold
Number of objects
1
Object
Eros Earrings
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 4th - 2nd century BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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