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Title

Seated shepherdess with lamb, model

circa 1770


Artist

Höchst

Germany

1750 - 1796


About

Modelled by Melchior. The figure is an example of the French influence, particularly that of François Boucher, which affects Melchior’s work from this time. There are examples of the figure without the hat.


Details


Date

circa 1770


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

hard-paste porcelain


Dimensions

15.7 x 14.0 x 9.8 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.135


Artist information

Höchst

Works in the collection

8


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 78 (colour illus.). cat.no. 91