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Venus chimney ornament
  • Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Venus chimney ornament, early 1800s
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height: 22.2 cm
    Object Height: 8 3/4 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Justin L. Mooney
  • Not on display
  • 1965.0005
Description
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Female figure (identified as Venus) standing on a square base. She is wearing a classical robe. Her proper left hand is resting on top of a green, red and yellow fish/dolphin. A short male figure (identified as Cupid) is standing by her right side.