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CUPID

Made by: Unknown (Foundry)

On view in: Dining Room


About this object

Represents Cupid as a young winged boy, after Falconet (L'amour menaçant). Right arm raised, index finger at mouth. Left hand about to pull an arrow out of a quiver by his side. on a plain, circular, bronze base with two gilt bands. All patinated. In pair with 14.35

Object name:
CUPID
Made from:
Bronze
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
c. 1825
Size:
26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.36
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION Inscribed on the left side of the base "ALPH GIROUX PARIS".
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973