Figurine of floating Eros
about 5th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra
13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of Eros floating down wearing a stephane marked with vertical, parallel lines. Traces of red on hair, of pink on face and body, blue on both wings, gilding on edge of right wing. Missing: most of wings, left hand, right forearm, right leg from above knee, most of left foot.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens direct from Tanagra.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution