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CUPID

Made by: Grachev Brothers

Currently in storage


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.

Category:
sculpture
Object name:
CUPID
Made from:
Silver -- velvet
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
Late 19th c.
Size:
28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.176
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on the drapery: crossed anchors and sceptor for Saint Petersburg and the silver standard 84 combined; Brothers Grachev combined with Imperial eagle indicating an Imperial warrant
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"