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Winged cherub riding on dove.

Provenance

By 1930, Edward Jackson Holmes (b. 1846 - d. 1871), Boston; 1941, gift of Edward Jacson Holmes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 11, 1941)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Italian, 19th century, about 1870–80

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2.7 x 2.7 x 1.1 cm (1 1/16 x 1 1/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.917a-b

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs