Striding Eros with Goose

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 12 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3114
Provenance: Lower Austrian private collection D.D., acquired before 1980.
Condition: Figure is intact, minor wear on the right thigh, two very tiny chips on the left leg (in- and outside), left foot with traces of corrosion.
Description: Fine bronze work of a striding Eros (Amor), holding a goose with outspread wings in his left arm. The right arm bent, the hand raised. The wings of the youngest of all gods, who was in a permanent state of childhood, are in full swing on his back. His head is especially worked out in details, the eyes are set deep, the mouth slightly opened, a hint of a smile between his chubby cheeks is recognizable. His curly hair pulled up into a top-knot at the front and dressed in a fillet. Mounted on a modern marble block.