Glass intaglio Dyonisiac scene with Silenus and Erote Grand Tour Era 18 Kt Gold
- • Handmade 100% Made in Italy • Authentic Glass Paste 19th Cent. Grand Tour Era • Size: 7 3/4 US Adjustable • Band material: Gold 18Kt
A Silenus is seated on a small wreathed chariot which is propelled by an erote. Another winged erote precedes them. Vegetation in the background. Grand Tour era, 19th century.
13 x 16 mm the stone size.
In Greek mythology, Silenus was a companion and tutor to the wine god Dionysus. He is typically older than the satyrs of the Dionysian retinue (thiasos).Silenus is related to musical creativity, prophetic ecstasy, drunken joy, dances.