Price

£985.00

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18th-century Derby Porcelain of Jupiter.

Circa 1775-80.

The Derby porcelain figure depicts the mythical figure of Jupiter.  Jupiter stands on a square base with his right arm extended above his head holding a thunder bolt. while his left hand holds another down by his side.  At his left side stands a large eagle in brown and yellow at his feet.

Jupiter wears a flower-decorated robe with blue cuffs and belt while a purple cloak extends around his body.  On his head is a crown.

Jupiter was the Roman god of the sky and of thunder. As the chief Roman god, he was the king of a pantheon of dozens of deities, including Neptune, Mars, and Venus. The deity Jupiter was closely connected to the Greek deity Zeus.

Dimensions: 7 inches high x 4 inches wide x 2 3/4 inches deep.

Mark: Incised model number N117,and letters u (?) & G.

Reference:  Derby Porcelain by Barrett and Thorpe, plate 91.

The V & A Museum has an earlier example of the same subject. (https://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O165440/jupiter-figure-william-duesbury/).

(Ref: NY10501-mrrx)

Dimensions

17.78cm high x 10.16cm wide x 6.99 deep

Price

£985.00



Condition report

Good

Stock number

NY10501-mrrx

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