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Cameo with two cupids making arms

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Two erotes forging arms

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Greece); loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren, October 28, 1925 (as 555.25); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, November 17, 1927, for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–3rd century A.D.

Dimensions

Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.751

Medium or Technique

Sardonyx

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos