Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Boy riding a dog

ca. 1745–50
French, Mennecy
Soft-paste porcelain
5 7/8 × 4 3/4 in. (14.9 × 12.1 cm)
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Printed and hand-written sticker on bottom: No. 1939/Du...artel

Marking: Impressed under glaze on top of base, at back, and overpainted in manganese enamel: D V (factory mark)
Octave du Sartel (until 1894; sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, June 4–9, 1894, no. 182) ; Comte R. d'Yanville (until 1907; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 20–22, 1907, lot 197); M. Zélikine (until 1908; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 7–9, 1908, no. 118) ; Mme. G. Brasseur , Paris (until 1928; sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, June 1, 1928, no. 79); [ Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc. , New York, until 1960; sold to Mr. and Mrs. Sheafer ] ; Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (1960–74; bequeathed to MMA)
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