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A Parian Figural Group ~ Cupid and Psyche
Artist: Minton 
Category: Ceramics
SubType: Porcelain
Origin: England-UK
Era: 19th Century
Height: 16 3/4 Inches inches
A Parian Figural Group -- Cupid & Psyche.

This terrific parian example depicting Cupid and Psyche is after the antique marble which is now in Rome at the Capitoline Museum. A parian example was shown at the 1849 Birmingham Exhibition. The base is impressed Minton and various other marks including the year symbol for 1865.

Reference: The Parian Phenomenon, Richard Dennis, (England, 1989), page 68, Fig. 94.

England, Circa 1865

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