|ROMAN BRONZE NUDE EROTE RIDING A LEAPING PANTHER
Standing on a square raised platform having a rimmed border decorated with simple tongue pattern. Panther's body is nicely detailed with a spotted coat; tail wrapped around his rear right leg.
2nd-3rd Century AD
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.)
Ex Wagner collection, Massachusetts, 1970s; J.M.E. collection, New York.