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Seated woman and the infant Hercules

Factory:
Dihl et Guérhard (French, 1781–ca. 1824) (Manufacture de Monsieur Le Duc d’Angoulême, until 1789)
Date:
ca. 1781–89
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Hard-paste biscuit porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 16 in. (40.6 cm.); W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm.); H. of base 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm.); W. of base 15 1/16 in. (38.3 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Frank A. Munsey, 1927
Accession Number:
27.139.1a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 523
Marking: Incised on front edge of rock below footed bowl: Mre de mer Le duc/d’angouleme a paris

Incised inside foot ring of base: script D
possibly Duchess of Cleveland ; possibly Asher Wertheimer ; Frank A. Munsey (until 1927; bequeathed to MMA)
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