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Dates Circa 1757
Dimensions
13.00cm wide (5.12 inches wide)
19.00cm high (7.48 inches high)
Medium Porcelain
Origin France
Description Sèvres biscuit porcelain group of children drinking milk ‘Enfants buveurs de lait’
Incised cursive B on the back of rock for Bachelier, director of sculpture stuidio (1751-1757 and 1766-1773)

Modelled as two children drinking milk from a basin on a rocky base
Recorded as a model by Etienne-Maurice Falconet after a drawing by Francois Boucher
Provenance English Private Collection