Italian, 16th century | Sleeping Cupid
Italian, 16th century
with an old label to the back inscribed: 1081
36.5cm., 14 1/4 in.
Overall in good condition with some surface dirt and wear consistent with age. There is a darkish patina that appears to be dirt to the marble. There is a loss to the proper left wing. The end of the nose is reattached. There are various chips and abrasions. There are slightly open veins around the club and the proper right foot. There are possible restorations here. Some general surface abrasions. The bottom has been lined with plaster and there are some areas of restoration at the back at the bottom.
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