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Sale IT159 Lot 5012

PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE BISCUIT PORCELAIN FIGURE GROUPS OF VENUS AND CUPID
French, late 19th/early 20th Century, impressed interlaced S marks likely for Edmé Samson and model nos. F226 and F117, after Falconet, each nude goddess depicted standing holding a rose garland or drape, attended by Cupid beside a rocky ledge, an empty quiver and doves at the base (2)

√Čtienne-Maurice Falconet executed the model, La Baigneuse, in 1758, after his marble sculpture exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1757. h:13 in.

Provenance: Property of The Society of the Cincinnati [M.1996.006.006-.975]; Bequest of Marion Jordan Jackson, 1996
Estimate $300-500

Sold for $275.00


 
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