New York, East
14 October 1999
A SVRES BISCUIT FIGURE GROUP, 'LE TRIOMPHE DE BACCHUS'
Dated 1913, impressed oval lozenge and rectangular date code marks, after the model by Taraval
Modelled seated in ermine drapery attended by two nymphs, wrestling putti at his feet, another putto and lioness at the back, the rockwork base with applied trophies, vases and fruits
15in. (38cm.) high, overall
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The present example is based on an original produced at Svres circa 1773. See Emile de Bourgeois et George Lechevaillier-Chevignard, Manufacture National de Svres, Les Biscuits de Svres, Paris, no. 588.
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