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Cupid ("L'Amour Menaçant")

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Modeler:
After a model by Étienne-Maurice Falconet (French, Paris 1716–1791 Paris)
Date:
porcelain after 1761, gilt bronze ca. 1775
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste biscuit porcelain, gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Height (with stand): 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.315.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 547
Inscription: Painted on underside of stand in red: 506A
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1973; to MMA)
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