London, South Kensington
20 November 2002
A Sèvres white biscuit figure of Thalia
Various dates, 19th century, impressed SEVRES mark and conjoined monogram AL, inscribed title
After an original by Boizot, the Muse with her hair garlanded, wearing flowing robes, standing before a tree stump on a titled circular base inscribed THALIE sons les traits de Melle Contat; and a French biscuit group of putti emblematic of the Seasons, adapted from a centrepiece
the first -- 14½in. (36.8cm.) high (2)
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Cf. Émile Bourgeois et G. Lechevallier-Chevignard, Le Biscuit de Sèvres (n.d.), p. 29, no. 576.
Please note that no condition report is stated in this description.
Also note that this lot will be removed to the warehouse of Cadogan Tate Ltd. if not cleared by 1.00 p.m. on 21 November 2002.
Please refer to "Storage and Collection" on page 174 of the printed catalogue.
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