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Girl with doves

Manufactory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Modeler:
Étienne-Maurice Falconet (French, Paris 1716–1791 Paris)
Date:
1766–73
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste biscuit porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.230.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 552
The plaster model for this figure was made during Falconet's tenure at Sèvres between 1757 and 1766. It still exists in the manufactory.
Inscription: Written in red paint on underside: 510

Marking: Incised on side of tree trunk: B, in script (approval mark of J.J. Bachelier as director of sculpture studio, 1766–73)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1970; to MMA)
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