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Title

Savoyard woman with cradle, model

circa 1753-circa 1754

Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -

Alternate image of Savoyard woman with cradle, model by Meissen
Alternate image of Savoyard woman with cradle, model by Meissen
Alternate image of Savoyard woman with cradle, model by Meissen
Alternate image of Savoyard woman with cradle, model by Meissen
  • Details

    Date
    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
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.71
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Meissen

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  • About

    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).

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