Greek, East Greek
Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 035.
10.1 cm (4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of nude child Eros flying. He has his hair arranged in a central plait and in curls hanging around his neck. He wears a wreath of fruit and leaves, only a part of which survives.
Missing wings and right hand; also missing left arm from elbow down. There are a few traces of white slip; hang-hole on the back for suspension.
Pinkish red clay.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution