figure group

manufacturer: unknown;  after a model by: Louis-Simon Boizot (French, b.1743, d.1809); 

circa 1830-circa 1840
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Description
figure group representing "Les Oies de Frere Phillipe". The two young women shown standing with their arms and shoulders around one another and looking coyly over their shoulders at the two men in question in companion figure "Frere Phillipe et son Fils.
They both wear full-length, decolletee dresses; one has a bandana, the other a similar but more elaborate version with a scarf attachment. they stand upon a white circular marble base with an applied ring of gilded bronze beads or pearls.

figure group 'Les Oies de Frere Phillipe') from Jean de la Fontaine, The Tales of La Fontaine from the third party, colophon of 27 January 1671
Maker and role
manufacturer: unknown
after a model by: Louis-Simon Boizot (French, b.1743, d.1809)
Production place
France
Production date
circa 1830-circa 1840
Media description
Cast bronze
Measurements
295 x dia 170 mm
Measurement details
height: 295mm
diameter: 170mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0619.2