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Mars, Venus and Cupid

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Round base with scrolled rims on straight edge; throne with high scrolls, two birds at front, Cupid with quiver at back. Mars seated with legs to left, Venus opposite position on front. Mars: black & gold starred deep orange cloak over gilt mail with blue trousers, leopard on helmet, toeless high...

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Provenance

Frank Stoner, Stoner and Evans, London and New York; sold by Stoner to an anonymous collector; 1954, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 10, 1954)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

about 1760

Object Place

England

Dimensions

21.91 cm (8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.710

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain