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Cupid Sharpening Arrow
  • Meissen Porcelain Factory
    active 1710–present
  • Cupid Sharpening Arrow, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Meissen, Germany
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 6.8 x 10.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 4 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Sellars Pearson
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0003.008
Description

Winged, nude figure sharpening an arrow on a grinding stone. His right foot is on the treadle of the stone wheel.