Time Clipping the Wings of Love
Made at Derby Manufactory, working about 1750-1848 (Derbyshire, England)
Object Place: Europe, England
34.29 cm (13 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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 broken. From a painting by Sir Anthony Van Dyck, formerly in collection of The Duke of Marlborogugh at Blenheim. Similar smaller one is Schreiber Collection.
R.C. Winthrop. Mr. George Washington Wales; 1895, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales to the MFA.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales