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A DERBY WHITE BISCUIT GROUP 'LA BERGÈRE DES ALPES'

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A DERBY WHITE BISCUIT GROUP 'LA BERGÈRE DES ALPES' CIRCA 1775, INCISED NO. 256 The girl seated on rockwork beneath a tree, a lamb at her side, her companion reclining at her right, speaking to her and clasping her hand, on a high rockwork base (chips to her left hand and foliage, one branch restuck)--11¼in. (28cm.) high
Provenance
Geoffrey A. Godden
Literature
John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain, p. 88, pl. 16 and p. 293 & 294 for a discussion on this figure's paste and glaze composition including a detailed chemical analysis by Dr. Robert Hedges.

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The present group is after the Sèvres model by Etienne Falconet.

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