Artist Valerio Belli, Italian, 1468-1546
Title
  • Mythological Subject
Date between 1525 and 1550
Medium Gilded bronze
Dimensions Overall: 1 7/8 × 1 1/16 × 1/8 inches (4.8 × 2.7 × 0.3 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 24.88
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts S350, Level 3 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscription, at bottom: VALERIVS.
1924-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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