LATE HELLENISTIC RED GLASS INTAGLIO OF EROS AND PSYCHE

Set in a gold men’s ring by LaGravinese Jewelers, New York, 1978., American size 10 1⁄2 (18 gm).

 

Drink, Psyche, and be immortal: never more shall Cupid leave your side, for your marriage shall last throughout eternity.

Apuleius, 2nd Century AD (trans. Charles Stuttaford, 1903)

 

Late 1st Century BC

 

Height: 24 mm.     (0 15/16 in.)

Width: 19 mm     (0 3/4 in.)

 

With Carlebach Gallery, Lloyd Harbor, NY, by 1964. With appraisal, June 1978.

 

#5785

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIX. (London, 2020) p.27

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