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a luneville biscuit porcelain figure of 'la baigneuse falconet'
a luneville biscuit porcelain figure of 'la baigneuse falconet'

1769-1780, IMPRESSED TERRE DE LORRAINE MARK AND INCISED MI

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a luneville biscuit porcelain figure of 'la baigneuse falconet'
1769-1780, impressed Terre de Lorraine mark and incised mi
The nude woman standing, her hair braided and secured by a fillet, about to put her toe in the water, holding a drapery across one thigh with her right hand, her left resting on a tree stump, on circular base, (head restuck, part of head dress lacking)
22 1/2 cm. (8 3/4 in.) high

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Modelled after a marble statue by Falconet in the Louvre, exhibited at the Salon of 1757

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