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Louis XV of France (1710-74)

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760-ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cyfflé, Paul-Louis, born 1724 - died 1806 (artist)
    Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours

  • Museum number:

    476-1870

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case B2, shelf 1

Physical description

Tin-glazed earthenware figure of Louis XV of France, painted in colours.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1760-ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Cyfflé, Paul-Louis, born 1724 - died 1806 (artist)
Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours

Object history note

The figure is a reduced version of a statue of 1755 by Barthélemy Guibal and Paul Louis Cyfflé, formerly at Nancy but destroyed in the French Revolution.
Bought from the Aigion Collection
Acquisition type: Purchase

Descriptive line

Tin-glazed earthenware figure of Louis XV of France, Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory, France, about 1760-1780

Labels and date

Gallery 128 Decant 2003

The figure is a reduced version of a statue of 1755 by Barthélemy Guibal and Paul Louis Cyfflé, formerly at Nancy but destroyed in the French Revolution. [07/06/2004]

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Kings; Armour; Robes; Monarchs; Trophies

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Figures & Decorative ceramics; Royalty

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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