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An image of Savoyard woman with cradle, model by Meissen

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Title
Savoyard woman with cradle, model
Year
circa 1753-circa 1754
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions

14.0 x 8.1 x 6.7 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.71
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Modelled by Reinicke c1753–54. The figure, from a series of Paris street criers, is based on a drawing by Christophe Huet of 1753. An inscription on Huet’s drawing identifies the woman as a Savoyard (implying a provincial beggar).

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 30 (colour illus.). cat.no. 35