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Figurine, one of a pair

Made by: Achille Bloch

On view in: Breakfast Room

About this object

Man (.1) and a woman (.2). Each standing on an irregular white base with gold rococo scrolls, each supported at the back by a tree stump. The man holds a bird cage under his right arm and a bird in his left hand, a white dog with black spots seated at his feet. He wears a black tricorne, green short-sleeved coat, white shirt, yellow pants with flowers. The woman holds a mass of flowers in her yellow apron. She wears a light green hat, pink bodice and white skirt with flowers; at her feet a seated lamb with orange spots.

Made from:
Hard paste porcelain
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK Both marked with crossed arrows in underglaze blue
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973