Mars, Venus and Cupid
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)
Object Place: Europe, England
21.91 cm (8 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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 boots. Venus has lavendar drapery from waist to knees.
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)