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Panel with Cupids

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Description Carved in high relief on the front are four cupids carrying fruit and baskets. The figures may well represent the four seasons. The upper left and right edges are broken off but with no loss of the relief, except the wings of the rightmost figure. The upper border is recessed as if to receive the flange of a lid and has a center hole, possibly part of the clasp. A horizontal slit on the lower back probably held the floor of the box; the rest of the back surface is smooth.
Date Description Narrative
8/18/1982Treatmentcleaned; examined for exhibition
Provenance Castellani Sale (?) [A sticker on the back states "Castellani Sale," but no such box figures in either of the two 1884 Castellani sales]; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [said to be from Rome]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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2nd-3rd century (Roman Imperial)
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
H: 1 11/16 x W: 4 3/16 in. (4.3 x 10.7 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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