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1926

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Cupids Fishing (Water), from a group called The Elements Figure Group, 1790–1796

This is a Figure group. It was manufactured by Derby [Porcelain Factory] and model maker: John James Spangler and made by Joseph Hill. 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.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 22 x 9 x 8 cm (8 11/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

No 48 and incised mark of Joseph Hill, who assembled parts

Cite this object as

Cupids Fishing (Water), from a group called The Elements Figure Group, 1790–1796; Model maker: John James Spangler (English); unglazed (biscuit) porcelain; H x W x D: 22 x 9 x 8 cm (8 11/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-523

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