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A Frankenthal group
A Frankenthal group

CIRCA 1770, INDISTINCT BLUE CROWNED LION MARK

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A Frankenthal group
Circa 1770, indistinct blue crowned lion mark
Modelled by Karl Gottlieb Lck, with a mother cradling a sleeping infant in her lap after suckling, its cradle by her side, a young boy playing a pipe leaning against the back of her chair, another child asleep in its eating chair with a bowl of food perched on a rail, another bowl of food at its feet, on a shaped grassy mound base edged with scrolling gilt foliage (mother's right hand probably a replacement, restoration to a foot and one finial of cradle, corner of boy's coat, slight chipping to bowl and mother's bonnet, chip to footrim at back)
7.7/8 in. (20 cm.) high

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This model is derived from the engraving Die gute Mutter by Laurent Cars and C.D. Jardinier after the painting by Greuze. For a similar model and the engraved source see Siegfried Ducret, Keramik und Graphik (1973), p. 215, nos. 420 and 422.

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