Based on engravings by Pierre Brebiette (French, Mantes-sur-Seine ca. 1598–1642 Paris)
Faience (tin-glazed earthenware)
Overall: 20 × 26 in. (50.8 × 66 cm)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Not on view
The central parade of child musicians is adapted from engravings by Pierre Brébiette (1598–1650). The black and yellow of the ground evoke the ebony, brass, and tortoiseshell marquetry furniture of André Charles Boulle (1642–1732) and his successors.