In Roman Mythology no human was more beautiful than the mortal Psyche. Throughout her life, her beauty was to be her curse. The Goddess of Love and Beauty, Venus, was extremely jealous of this mortal, ordering her son, Cupid, to cast a spell on Psyche. Cupid, however, fell deeply in love with this beautiful mortal and secretly vowed to win her over his Mother's disapproval. The trials and exploits of Psyche are famous in both Roman and Greek Mythology.
In the end with the help of numerous other heavenly Gods, including Jupiter, himself, Cupid ascended with Psyche to the Heavens, making her immortal.
This beautiful and aspiring vintage J.P.L. France Limoges 1908 hand painted creation shows a Scenic Nude "Cupid & Psyche Ascendance into Heaven" on a large vintage Muscle Vase.
The attractive hand painted Muscle Vase, measures a large 13-1/2" tall, 9" wide from outer handle to outer handle, and 25"+ around. The ascending Lovers is set against a background of a robin blue sky with white clouds and a glowing cream yellow heavenly light. The combination of artwork, colors, and presentation is a scene of beauty. A flared top opening displays a rich gilded gold throat.
The gorgeous Scenic Vase is in very good condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage.
The "Cupid & Psyche Ascendance into Heaven" Vase displays an early "J.P.L. France" Limoges mark and has been signed and dated by the Artist, "Nellie Shiel 1908".
The beautiful and impressive Scenic Vase shows and displays exceptionally well.
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NOTE: ALL PHOTOS WERE SHOT OUTSIDE IN DIFFERENT SETTING IN NATURAL LIGHTING.
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