Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cherub
  • Germany
  • cherub, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19.1 x 10.8 x 11.4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Sellars Pearson
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0003.013
Description

Sculpture of cherub standing with arms raised and holding a blue mask on right hand and tumb of left hand near nose. Cherub has small white wings, brown hair, and a fig leaf covering genital area. There is a purple draping garment behind cherub. Cherub stands grass surface. Base is a circular shape and is colored white and lined with gold.