A Roman Bronze Appliqué Handle of Eros and Psyche, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st - 2nd century CE
RB004-PBRegular price $2,500 USD
A large cast strap handle from a vessel, with ornate busts of Eros and Psyche, facing forward with Eros's arm around Psyche's shoulders, her left hand across her chest holding onto the strap of his quiver, both with wavy hair and elaborate diadems, a small putto depicted above their heads.
Dimensions: Height: 6 7/8 inches (17.46 cm)
Condition: Intact and in good condition overall.
Provenance: Private NYC collection, thereafter private Virginia collection.