figure group

manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (estab. circa 1748, closed 1848);  designer: Etienne Falconet (b.1716, d.1791);  after: Sèvres porcelain factory; 

circa 1780
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figure group, Shoemaker, based upon groups modelled at Sevres by Etienne Maurice Falconet (1716-1791) who, in turn, was inspired, it is believed, by paintings by, or engravings after, Francois Boucher. A group of such images undre the title of La Toilette are judged to have been the source.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (estab. circa 1748, closed 1848)
designer: Etienne Falconet (b.1716, d.1791)
after: Sèvres porcelain factory
Production place
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Production date
circa 1780
circa 1775-1780
Media description
porcelain (biscuit)
177 x 185 mm
Measurement details
height: 177mm
width: 185mm
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
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