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A male and female musician

  • Object:

    Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Saint-Cloud porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sir Claude Phillips

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 6

Place of Origin

France (made)


ca. 1740-1760 (made)


Saint-Cloud porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain

Descriptive line

Figure group of a male and female musician, Saint-Cloud porcelain factory, France, ca. 1740-1760

Production Note

Acquired as French or Italian; reattributed to 'perhaps Chantilly'; considered Saint-Cloud by Bernard Rondot 1998. Compare Christine Lahaussois, Porcelaines de Saint-Cloud, Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Paris (1997), cat. 156.


Soft paste porcelain

Subjects depicted

Musician; Drummers; Romantic love


Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics; Musical instruments


Ceramics Collection

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