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Three Children Playing, One Blowing a Conch Shell

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Plaster cast, after a model of "Enfants a la Conque" by Louis-Felix de La Rue (1731-77) made for the Sèvres porcelain factory in 1757.

Provenance

By 1937, L. Kraemer and Fils, Paris; May 27, 1927, sold by L. Kraemer and Fils to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Wickes to the MFA. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

19.05 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2209

Medium or Technique

Plaster cast, painted to resemble ivory or mottled marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture