Description This plaque is one of four which were the ends of the lids of two caskets decorated with allegorical children's games. Here, a nude boy holding a horn is attacked by another armed with a club. A Cupid, fallen on his knees, tries to intervene. Between the two boys is scratched a love-knot.
Provenance Raoul Heilbronner, Paris, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1910, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1910
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