(Ancient ring setting, bronze) Winged Eros walking to right carrying arms of Mars (Ares). The design was a popular one in antiquity occuring chiefly on marble caldlelabrum bases. A well known set is in Venice, Graeco-Roman, good style.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|1225 || - || Sommerville Number|
|GL01b (ancient glass project) || - || Other Number|
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 745, no. 1225
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