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Oval gem with two Erotes embracing

Intaglio. Convex front, flat back. Set in modern gold ring. On the left, one chubby Eros stands three-quarters frontal, and steps to the left with his right leg. He holds a bow in his right hand and one small wing is visible over his right shoulder. At the right, another chubby Eros has his...

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By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought 1899 in Paris.); 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, 3rd century A.D.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems