Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Spy or opera glass

Maker:
Josiah Wedgwood (British, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent 1730–1795 Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent)
Decorator:
Decoration after a design by John Flaxman (British, York 1755–1826 London)
Date:
late 18th century
Culture:
British, Etruria, Staffordshire
Medium:
Jasperware, gold
Dimensions:
Height: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Frederick Rathbone, 1910
Accession Number:
10.114
Not on view
"Triumph of Cupid" was designed in 1782 by John Flaxman.
Marking: Unmarked
Frederick Rathbone (until 1910; to MMA)
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