Intaglio with Eros and Psyche embracing
2nd century A.D.
Length: 14 mm (9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Red jasper; intaglio
Not On View
Winged nude Eros embraces and goes to kiss a half draped Psyche–possibly at one time with butterfly wings which are no longer visible.
By date unknown: with Bernheimer's Antique Arts, 44 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Mass. 02138; purchased by MFA from Bernheimer's Antique Arts, January 13, 1965
Mary L. Smith Fund