21 October 2005
PROPERTY FROM THE VALENTINE COLLECTION
A SEVRES BISCUIT FIGURE GROUP OF PUTTI
Circa 1767, incised script JB mark for Bachelier to top of base and clover leaf to the underside, after Falconet
Modeled as a putto lying amongst twigs and dead game enticing a cat towards a fire, on oval rockwork base
7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) wide
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 11 October 1993, lot 138.
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Cf. Emile Bourgeois and Georges Lechevallier-Chevignard, Le biscuit de Sèvres, pl. 10, no. 220.
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