Venus and Mercury
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745–1769)
Object Place: Europe, England
24 cm (9 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Mercury standing draped in yellow and green material, with vessel in right hand, looking down at reclining Venus in flowered gown and semi-draped by pink material, background of green and white foliage, ajouré scroll base with clusters of flowers in relief. Mark: gold anchor on back of base.
Mark: gold anchor on back of base.
Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection