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Time Clipping the Wings of Love

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Soft paste. Time seated on pedestal, flowered drapery thrown around his waist, holding Cupid on his knee; tinge of pink on wings of both. At his feet on gilded and colored rococo scrolled base a scythe and scepter (broken) an hour-glass, crown, globe and Cupid's quiver. Cupid's fingers and wing...

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Provenance

R.C. Winthrop. Mr. George Washington Wales; 1895, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales

English, about 1770

Object Place

England

Dimensions

34.29 cm (13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

95.497

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain