Finger ring with Eros-Harpocrates in statuesque high relief.

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 092.

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

1978.63

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings

Eros-Harpocrates stands in canonical pose, right hand to his mouth, on a small plinth attached to the hoop. Blackish patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: Brummer Collection; by 1978: with Blumka Gallery, 949 Park Avenue, New York (on the Blumka Gallery approval invoice of January 9, 1978: Ex Coll: Brummer); purchased by MFA from Blumka Gallery, February 16, 1978

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund