Antique Porcelain Cherub Figurine, French 19th Century
Fine biscuit porcelain figurine of of a cherub, with gilded decoration.
Inscribed with Voltaire's poem to the base: 'Qui que tu sois, voici ton maître: - Il l'est, le fut, ou le doit être' – 'Whoever you are, here is your master: - He is, was or will be'
Ideal for Valentine's Day gift.
France, circa 1880.
In good antique condition, minor wear to decoration, one wing and one claw foot re-attached.
Measurements: H 16 cm x D 11 cm x W 10 cm.