In Greek mythology, Eros is the son of the goddess Aphrodite and her lover Ares, god of war. Images of Aphrodite and the baby Eros together became popular in the Hellenistic period as never before, a trend that was also reflected in literature of the time.
Said to be from Taranto
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 128, 269, pl. 109a, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.