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A pair of Sèvres biscuit porcelain groups of 'L'Oracle' and 'La Bergère des Alpes'
circa 1770-80
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,360 GBP
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50
A pair of Sèvres biscuit porcelain groups of 'L'Oracle' and 'La Bergère des Alpes'
circa 1770-80
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,360 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A pair of Sèvres biscuit porcelain groups of 'L'Oracle' and 'La Bergère des Alpes'
circa 1770-80
modelled by Étienne-Maurice Falconet, the first with a gallant kneeling before a maiden seated on a stool, the second with a young man reclining at the feet of a shepherdess, holding her right hand, a recumbent sheep to her right 
Quantity: 2
both with incised script B to top of base
14cm., 5 1/2 in. and 15cm., 6in.
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Catalogue Note

Modelled by Falconet in 1766 after scenes in plays by Sainte-Foix and Marmontel, respectively. See Bourgeois, op.cit., nos.481 and 110, for similar examples.

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