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Statuette of Venus and Cupid
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Statuette of Venus and Cupid


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Venus, attended by Cupid, stands among clouds. An inscription on the reverse of this statuette, "Sculpté à . . . Par Belleteste," suggests that it was produced by a member of the Belleteste family, who were active in ivory carving in Dieppe and briefly at Versailles from the late 17th to the early 19th centuries.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/11/1962Treatmentcleaned
10/23/1987Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] Sculpté à . . . Par Belleteste
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
late 18th-early 19th century
Medium
ivory, ebony wood
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.415
Measurements
8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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