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With short wings detailed plumage, the naked and sexed god is walking, right leg support. Her hair falling in large loop frames her chubby face. Braided ear of corn in the middle of the skull (cirrus), it forms a tuft of hair double volute on the top of the forehead. Cupid holds his right hand above his head, a heavy cornucopia forming flare that keeps the left hand. The long serpentine rod, an incised spiral line ends with an urn-shaped sconce. The projections of gadrooned belly, separated in two by a decorative incised lines, alternating with a decorative grapes and vine branches stylized and semi-circular. Inside the concave shaped portion heart poppy serving as a reservoir, a cylindrical tubular section was probably intended to receive a wick.

Roman period, II-III c. AD.

Bronze.

H : 13,5 cm.
Provenance: Comes from the Britannic market in 1980; old collection of a lady.
Literature: Stéphanie Boucher, Les Bronzes figurés antiques, L’Hermès, fig. 34 à 37.

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