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Eros with a basket and a vase

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Eros with basket and vase. Moves to right. Many traces of gilding. Head and both feet gone. (belongs with 01.7974)

Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; by 1900: with Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London W.C (auction of the Forman Collection, part 2, July 2 - 5, 1900, lot 191 [including MFA 01.7969 - 01.7980]); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian ?,

Dimensions

5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7969

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture