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Creator Nationality: European; Southern European; Roman
Creator Name-CRT: Roman
Title: Pair of skyphoi (cups) with Erotes
Title Type: Object name
View: Full View, 1994.43.1
Creation Start Date: -9
Creation End Date: 99
Creation Date: 1st century B.C.-1st century A.D.
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Gold and Silver
Materials and Techniques: silver with gilding
Dimensions: H. with handles 3 3/4 in. (9.91 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 1994.43.1-.2
Credit Line: Purchase, Marguerite and Frank A. Cosgrove Jr. Fund and Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1994
These silver cups represent Roman metalwork of the highest quality. They were undoubtedly produced by one of the leading Roman workshops that supplied the imperial family as well as affluent, cultured, private individuals - the same clientele for whom the villas around Rome and Naples were built, decorated, and furnished.
AMICA ID: MMA_.1994.43.1-.2
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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