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Relief - The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche

The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche

  • Object:

    Relief

  • Place of origin:

    England (Perhaps, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ready, A. P. (artist)

  • Museum number:

    A.87-1918

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This relief in coloured sealing-wax of the sardonyx cameo was made by A. P. Ready in the 19th century. This relief represents the Marriage of Cupid and Psyche. Cupid and Psyche are led by Hymen towards a couch which is being prepared by another Cupid. Behind them is a Cupid holding a basket of fruit.

Physical description

Relief in coloured sealing-wax of the sardonyx cameo. This relief represents Cupid and Psyche led by Hymen towards a couch which is being prepared by another Cupid. Behind them is a Cupid holding a basket of fruit. In a leather case.

Place of Origin

England (Perhaps, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Ready, A. P. (artist)

Dimensions

Height: 1.875 in, Length: 2.1 in

Descriptive line

Marriage of Cupid and Psyche; Sealing wax English ?19th century

Materials

Sardonyx

Subjects depicted

Fruit basket; Couches

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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