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Standing Figure of Louis XV

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Standing figure of Louis XV attired in Roman costume; laurel wreath on head, baton in right hand on hip; dark blue cape, globe decorated with fleur-de-lis, with helmet on top in rear, square base.

Marks

none

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, about 1760–74

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2015

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience) decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware