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Chronos and Four Putti
  • Meissen Porcelain Factory
    active 1710–present
  • Chronos and Four Putti, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Meissen, Germany
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 22.9 x 24.8 x 19.1 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 x 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Sellars Pearson
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0003.018
Description

Nude, male figure (indentified as Chronos) in the center with a fuscia piece of fabric draped over the top of his left leg. The male figure is surrounded by four winged figures (putti). One putto is holding a floral garland, another is holding a bellows, and another is near a peacock. The figues are on a cloud like base.