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An Italian Carved Sculptural Group of Eros & Erato

An Italian Carved Sculptural Group of Eros & Erato

Dimensions: H: 27 in / 69 cm  |  W: 14.5 in / 37 cm  |  D: 12 in / 30 cm

PRICE: £22,500

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Allegories of the Greek Gods Eros & Erato
An Italian Carved Sculptural Group

Carved from a single block of Carrara marble, the winged putti cavorting together, one playing a trumpet and the other a tambourine. With a pan flute at their feet and quiver with arrows among roses. The circular base bearing the artist's monogram "AM."
Italian, circa 1900

In Greco-Roman mythology, putti are spiritual beings, depicted as plump children with wings. They are associated with Eros/Cupid the god of Love, as well as Erato, the goddess of lyric and love poetry.

REF No. 9496

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