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1926

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Cupids Grinding (Air), from a group called The Elements Figure Group, 1790–1796

This is a Figure group. It is dated 1790–1796 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is unglazed (biscuit) porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 22.5 x 9.5 x 8.2 cm (8 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

No 48 and incised D (mark of Joseph Hill who assembled parts)

Cite this object as

Cupids Grinding (Air), from a group called The Elements Figure Group, 1790–1796; unglazed (biscuit) porcelain; H x W x D: 22.5 x 9.5 x 8.2 cm (8 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-522

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