Erotic scene in molded relief in tondo: nude female seated on a bed pulls a nude muscular male to her. In the background a statue of a deity holding a thyrsos (?).
By 1982: said to have been with Charles Ede, London; by 2000: with Royal-Athena Galleries, 153 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022; acquired by MFA, September 20, 2000 from the John Michael Rodocanachi Fund and a partial gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg
John Michael Rodocanachi Fund and partial gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg
Greek, South Italian, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.