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Europe, from The four continents
(c. 1770)

Medium
porcelain (soft-paste)
Measurements
21.8 × 11.1 × 12.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Derby, England
Accession Number
382.1-D4
Department
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
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.

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