Putto

A putto (pl. = putti, from Latin: boy) is a chubby naked child boy, often with wings, that was used extensively as a depiction of peace, Heaven, and other meanings in the early renaissance period. In jewelry, they are often depicted as figural golden cherubs or as painterly enameled putto.

Russer Gold and Pearl Winged Putto Riding a Wave of Pearls Atop a Golden Poisson.

Russer Gold and Pearl Winged Putto Riding a Wave of Pearls Atop a Golden Poisson.

Victorian Painted Enamel Winged Putto Depicted Harvesting Wheat.

Victorian Painted Enamel Winged Putto Depicted Harvesting Wheat.

Four Putti and a Small Boy Standing, Wenzel Hollar (1607–1677)

Four Putti and a Small Boy Standing, Wenzel Hollar (1607–1677)