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Figurine of Hebe

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

Partially draped young woman holding a cup in one hand and a ewer in the other represents Hebe, the cupbearer to the gods. The base is in green porphyry and ormolu.

Category:
CERAMICS, FRENCH
Object name:
Figurine of Hebe
Made from:
Biscuit
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
After 1767
Size:
overall __7.50 IN || __ __ __ __ __ __ __with base: H. 11 7/16 inches
overall __19.05 CM || __ __ __ __ __ __ __with base: H. 11 7/16 inches

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.165
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK __B incised mark on back (Brachard, Joan-Charles-Nicolas, aîné, 1782-1824)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood","A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum","Sèvres Then and Now: Tradition and Innovation in Porcelain, 1750-2000"