Thomas Regnaudin, Bassin de Cérès, 1672-1679, gilded lead, Château de Versailles, Versailles
Demeter (Greek) or Ceres (Roman) is the goddess of the earth, harvest, agriculture, and plant life. One of Zeus/Jupiter's sisters, she is the mother of Persephone/Proserpina. When her daughter was abducted, her anger caused the earth's harvest to fail.
Aside from those depicted here, her symbols include a torch, symbolizing her seach for her daughter, a chariot pulled by dragons, and a cornucopia.