Greek, Asia Minor, 4th century BC
H. 1.3cm; Weight 1.38g
A tiny charming delicately crafted golden earring-pendant in the form of Eros holding a turtle in his left hand. Literally, a precious jewel.
Published: Solothurn exhibition catalogue 1967, Nr. 421.
Cf. Marshall, BMCJ, Nr, 1858-1916, pl. 32f. Swiss private collection, bought in Istambul.
Condition: Excellent, wearable
Provenance: ex. an important Swiss private scholarly collection.
Item reference: JE1239