Eros with a basket and a vase

Greek, South Italian ?


Dimensions

5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7969

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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