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A set of four Sèvres white biscuit Bacchic figures
circa 1919-1925
Estimate
3,0005,000
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234
A set of four Sèvres white biscuit Bacchic figures
circa 1919-1925
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A set of four Sèvres white biscuit Bacchic figures
circa 1919-1925
each figure modelled standing on a circular mound base, holding a vase or playing an instrument, impressed S /SEVRES MANUFACTURE NATIONALE FRANCE in rectangular frame marks, the example playing the horn also with impressed SEVRES in oval frame and MANUFACTURE.DEL.ETAT.SEVRES 1919 in oval frame, various incised monogram marks.
height of tallest 11 5/8 in.
29.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

Examples of the present model were made in the 18th century under the direction of Louis-Simon Boizot, circa 1773, and are illustrated in Tamara Préaud and Guilhem Scherf, La Manufacture des Lumières, La Sculpture à Sèvres de Louis XV à la Révolution, pp. 176 and 177, cat nos 140-143.

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