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Sèvres Biscuit Group

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Dates Circa 1757
19.00cm high (7.48 inches high)
13.00cm wide (5.12 inches wide)
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, one drinking milk from a bowl, the other pulling at his arm, a piglet in a basket and a basket of fruit at their feet on a shaped rocky base.

Recorded as a model by Etienne-Maurice Falconet after a drawing by Francois Boucher.

Provenance English Private Collection