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Brooch with Erotes on a dove

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Winged cherub riding a dove

Provenance

2008, purchased from store Wartski, London, by Susan B. Kaplan, Brookline, MA; gift of Kaplan to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan B. Kaplan

Italian (Naples), 19th century, about 1870–80

Object Place

Naples, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2.7 x 3.8 x 2.7 cm (1 1/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2195

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches