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Cupids Grinding, from an Elements Group
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Cupids Grinding, from an Elements Group


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Description This rustic cupid group is one of a pair that represents the Elements: Air, Water, Fire and Earth. It is made of unglazed porcelain known as biscuit, which was a popular ware of the neoclassical age. This group was modeled possibly by Pierre Stephan or by Nicholas Gauron after a similar group made in Tournai.
Provenance Eleanore and Parton Althouse, Pennsylvania; Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, July 14, 1948, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S. & A.P. Fund and Eleanore and Parton Althouse, 1948

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Period
ca. 1775 (Neoclassical)
Medium
soft paste porcelain
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2010
Measurements
H: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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