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L'Oracle

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Modeler:
After a model by Étienne-Maurice Falconet (French, Paris 1716–1791 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1766
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste biscuit porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1952
Accession Number:
52.2.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 552
Marking: Incised on underside: script B (approval mark of J.J. Bachelier, director of the Sèvres sculpture studio 1766–73)
James A. Lewis (to Wilson) ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1952; to MMA)
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