Home page

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
TWO SÈVRES GROUPS OF 'LE DÉJEUNER' AND 'LA NOURRICE'

Details
TWO SÈVRES GROUPS OF 'LE DÉJEUNER' AND 'LA NOURRICE'
Circa 1775

The first modelled as a mother and her children taking hot chocolate at a table, the second as a mother suckling her baby as a nurse holds a cradle at her side, other children about her, both on oval bases (the first with minor chips and restorations, the second broken across the base and repaired), La Nourrice with incised 8 to base
7 1/2in. (19cm.) wide (2)

Lot Essay

First modelled by Le Riche and Boizot in 1775 and 1774 respectively
Cf. Émile Bourgeois, op. cit., figs. 176 and 461
;

More from Ceramics

View All
View All