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BUST OF CHARLES-PHILIPPE OF FRANCE, COUNT OF ARTOIS, FUTURE CHARLES X

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BUST OF CHARLES-PHILIPPE OF FRANCE, COUNT OF ARTOIS, FUTURE CHARLES X

Made by: Fernand Cain

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The bust shows a boy wearing curled wig of the period. He turns and looks to the left. He wears an elaborate jabot at his neck. He also wears a sash across his right shoulder from which hangs the badge of an order while on his left breast is the star of the order of the Saint Esprit. It stands on a yellow marble pedestal base.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
BUST OF CHARLES-PHILIPPE OF FRANCE, COUNT OF ARTOIS, FUTURE CHARLES X
Made from:
Terracotta
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
early 20th Century
Size:
25.4 cm (10 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
27.17
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE; DATE; NAME Writtten in the teracotta on the back: Comte d'Artois; on back of left shoulder incised: signature of Fernand Cain and date 1771
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973