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Roman Giallo Antico Marble Head of Eros

1st to 3rd century AD, finely carved marble head of Eros depicted with short curly hair clustered around his face, expressive wide open eyes, and a friendly smile. Giallo Antico is the Italian name of a kind of fine yellow marble, used in ancient Roman architecture and obtained from Numidia.2 3/4" W x 3 3/4" H, 5 3/4" H on included custom stand

ex-private Belgian estate, acquired June 16, 2020 at Roseberys Auctioneer, 70/76 Knights Hill London