Roman Eros

Roman Eros

A high carat gold Roman ring, circa 3rd century A.D. depicting Eros, the primordial god of love and desire. His Roman counterpart was Cupid. He was perceived to rule the gods as well as mortals. Here he is depicted as a chubby infant. The ring is size I [US 4 and 1/4] and the Erote head measures 1/3 of an inch by 1/3 of an inch. It is in completely original, fine and wearable condition. For a similar ring see page 62 in Scarisbrick’s Rings Jewelry of Power, Love and Loyalty.

£3500

Similar Roman Eros ring in Scarisbrick’s publication