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A pair of Sèvres white biscuit figures of a youth and companion ('Le jeune suppliant' and 'La petite fille au tablier')

 
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A pair of Sèvres white biscuit figures of a youth and companion ('Le jeune suppliant' and 'La petite fille au tablier')

 
Estimate
1,5002,500
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Details & Cataloguing

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A pair of Sèvres white biscuit figures of a youth and companion ('Le jeune suppliant' and 'La petite fille au tablier')

 
modelled by Falconnet, after Boucher, youth incised with the cypher B to the back of the rockwork base, chipping to the edge of her jacket, minor damages
19.7cm. high, 7 3/4 in.; 21.6cm. high, 8½in.
circa 1760
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Catalogue Note

LITERATURE
Anon, Ombersley Court Contents Inventorycirca 1825-36, p.31; [probably part of] 'Dining Room / 5 groups of [later scored out and amended to 12] Biscuit figures and glass shades';
M. H. Blutley, Ombersley Court, Inventories of Heirlooms, 1863, p.130-1; [possibly part of] 'Drawing Room / 4 china biscuit figure ornaments / two biscuit china ornaments'

The present pair originally made up a magnificent display of biscuit figures in the State Dining Room at Ombersley.

Style: Private Collections

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London