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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
18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
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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