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CUPID

Made by: Grachev Brothers (Firm)

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The statuette is of a kneeling Cupid wearing a piece of drapery around his waist and a flask hung from a strap around his shoulder. He looks upward, shading his face with his right hand. His left hand is raised.

Object name:
CUPID
Made from:
Silver -- velvet
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
Late 19th c.
Size:
12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.176
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed anchors and sceptor for Saint Petersburg and the silver standard 84 combined; Brothers Grachev combined with Imperial eagle indicating an Imperial warrant [On the drapery]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973