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A pair of Capodimonte or Buen Retiro white figures of a boy and girl,
modelled by G. Gricci, 1758-1765
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A pair of Capodimonte or Buen Retiro white figures of a boy and girl,
modelled by G. Gricci, 1758-1765
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Details & Cataloguing

The Collection of Giovanni and Gabriella Barilla

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A pair of Capodimonte or Buen Retiro white figures of a boy and girl,
modelled by G. Gricci, 1758-1765
the boy with right arm raised and riding on the back of a tortoise, his left hand holding a stick (now lacking), his right hand probably originally holding a set of reins (now lacking), the girl riding on the back of a snail, a stick resting between her shoulder and her upraised right hand, the girl with fleur-de-lys mark in underglaze blue
14.8cm5 3/4in , and 17.8cm, 7in., high
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Provenance

With Armin Allen, London, 1991

Catalogue Note

For a figure riding a tortoise see A. Caròla-Perrotti, op. cit. Naples, 1986, n.166, p. 224.

The Collection of Giovanni and Gabriella Barilla

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London