Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Psyche ("La Nymphe Falconet")

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Modeler:
After a model by Étienne-Maurice Falconet (French, Paris 1716–1791 Paris)
Date:
porcelain after 1761, gilt bronze ca. 1775
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste biscuit porcelain, gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Height (with stand): 14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.315.15
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 547
Inscription: Painted on underside of stand in red: 506B
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1973; to MMA)
Related Objects

Vase

Artist: Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present) Date: ca. 1860 Medium: Porcelain, gilt bronze Accession: 68.165.8a, b On view in:Gallery 774

Cup and saucer

Artist: Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present) Date: 19th century Medium: Hard-paste porcelain Accession: 20.134.1, .2 On view in:Not on view

Cup with handle

Artist: possibly Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present) Date: 1760 (?) Medium: Soft-paste porcelain Accession: 22.45.19 On view in:Not on view

Ewer

Artist: Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present) Date: 1756/57 Medium: Soft-paste porcelain Accession: 30.58.8 On view in:Not on view

Plaque (one of a pair)

Artist: Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present) Date: 19th century Medium: Porcelain (?), gilt wood Accession: 17.190.1024 On view in:Not on view