Figure

About 1765


Object Place: Bow

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 8 3/4" H.

Accession Number

65.2188

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of Venus seated on rococo base, arms around child who is standing on her knees, embracing a scroll rococo drape. Venus, turquoise flowered dress, yellow and red material draped from left shoulder, her legs flanked by flowers in relief at base. Thumb from left hand of Venus missing.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection