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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 210

    A SEVRES BISCUIT FIGURE OF A PEASANT GIRL SOWING

    CIRCA 1760, INCISED F FOR FALCONET

    Price Realised  

    A SEVRES BISCUIT FIGURE OF A PEASANT GIRL SOWING
    Circa 1760, incised F for Falconet
    Wearing a brimmed hat, the barefoot child walking forward scattering seeds from her left hand onto the naturalistically modeled ground
    5¾ in. (14.6cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property from a Distinguished Collection; Arts of France, Christie's, New York, 21 October 1997, lot 95 (part).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTION (LOTS 207-223)