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Venus Disarming Cupid
  • French School
  • Venus Disarming Cupid
  • France
  • c. 1700 - 1730
  • Statuette
  • Lost-wax cast in several parts sleeve-joined or plugged together. Integral terrain base striated with punchmarks. Brassy alloy. Ebony pedestal with gilt-bronze mounts.
  • Statuette, Height: 43.8 cm
    Terrain base, Length: 23.3 cm
    Terrain base, Width: 19.2 cm
    Plinth, Height: 9.5 cm
  • S194
  • East Drawing Room
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Further Reading
  • Possibly Soret sale, Paris, 1863; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.