Box with Sleeping Eros

Silver | 9.1 x 25.1cm | 300-400

Unknown Artist

Eros, the god of love, sleeps on a lion's skin with his bow in hand. The sides of this box are decorated with playful putti holding garlands and bulls' heads, an ancient sign of fertility.

Credit: Fletcher Fund, 1947
Object: 47.100.33

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