Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cup and Cover with Hercules and the Nemean Lion, Prudence, and Juno with a Peacock (finial)

second half 19th century
Western European
Gold, enamel, pearls, diamonds, and rubies.
H. 15.5 cm
Jewelry, Precious Metals and Precious Stones
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
Not on view
Baron Adolphe de Rothschild (1823 – 1900), Paris.
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