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  • Sculpture: A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures
  • Sculpture: A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures
  • Sculpture: A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures
  • Sculpture: A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures
  • Sculpture: A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures
  • Sculpture: A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures
  • Sculpture: A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures
  • Sculpture: A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures
  • Sculpture: A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures
  • Sculpture: A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures
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A Pair of Sèvres Biscuit Porcelain Figures, circa 1780-90

These hard-paste porcelain figures are of Melancoly and Mediation - La Mélancolie et La MédiationLa Mélancolie (height 35cm) was first modelled in 1774 for the Sèvres porcelain factory based on a sculpture by Etienne-Maurice Falconet which had been exhibited in the Salon of 1761.  In 1775 La Méditation (height 34cm) was created to form a pair.

One is incised LR 13 for Le Riche who was head of the sculpture studio at Sèvres from 1780.  On antique, but later, gilt-wood bases.

No: 9058
£24,000
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