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One of a pair from the Comédie italienne, each on a square base with treestump support, she stands with one arm outstretched, wearing a flower-sprigged skirt, pink bodice and black hat.

Provenance

The Aymé Darbly Collection. Collection of the Comtesse Emmanuel de la Rochfoucauld. Anonymous. November 21, 1978, sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 116. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York.

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

French, about 1760–65

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.966.2

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics