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8, Four Erotes arranged in a ring. Three are playing musical instruments: pipes, lyre, syrinx; the fourth dances with hands clasped.

  • Record Number: 40004681
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 8
  • Period of Original Gem: Renaissance
  • Material of Original Gem: Onyx
  • Description: Four Erotes arranged in a ring. Three are playing musical instruments: pipes, lyre, syrinx; the fourth dances with hands clasped.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1143
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 156
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 8
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 11x9
  • Comments: Set in a gold ring.
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