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Europe, from The four continents
(c. 1770)

porcelain (soft-paste)
21.8 × 11.1 × 12.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Derby, England
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Colin Templeton Collection. Gift of Mrs Colin Templeton, 1942
Gallery location
18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Physical description
One of set of four cherub/child figures symbolising the four continents. Europe: Figure holding an orb with gold cross in her right hand. At her feet are two cornucopias of fruit and flowers, a helmet, a gavel, divider, ruler, palette, bishops mitre and two books.