Modelled by Melchior. The emotive subject shows a French sensibility typical in Melchior’s work from the 1770s. The figure had a pair showing a boy with broken eggs, a signed biscuit version of which bears the date 1771.
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Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 80 (colour illus.), 81 (colour illus., detail). cat.no. 95
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