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Medium
porcelain (soft-paste)
Measurements
24.7 × 11.4 × 10.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
Derby, England
Accession Number
382.4-D4
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Colin Templeton Collection. Gift of Mrs Colin Templeton, 1942
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
One of set of four cherub/child figures symbolising the four continents. Africa: Wearing a headdress of the head of an elephant a dark skinned boy holds a cornucopia full of wheat in one hand and in the other a scorpion. He stands above a lion.

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