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A Cupid Supporting a Shield
A Cupid Supporting a Shield
A Cupid Supporting a Shield
A Cupid Supporting a Shield

Photo credit: Sir John Soane’s Museum

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One of a pair with A66. This piece originally had wings, but these seem to have been broken off and the junctions roughly repaired. The heads of both pieces and the left arm of A24 have at some time been broken and mended. Both were purchased by John Soane at the Richard Cosway sale on May 22nd 1821. They were listed together as lot 19: 'Two children, in terra-cotta, with escutcheons'.

Sir John Soane’s Museum



A Cupid Supporting a Shield


17th C



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purchased by Sir John Soane, 1821

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