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figure group

Date: 1755 ca

Media: hard-paste porcelain

Size: h(cm) : 14 x l(cm) : 10.8 x w(cm) : 9

Acquired: 1977; Gift; Friends of the National Museum

Accession Number: NMW A 30062

This object is from a series of Chinese figure groups modelled at Meissen by Kändler, Reinicke and Meyer from 1750. They were taken from the engravings of 'Les Délices de L' Enfance' by Jean-Joseph Balechou and Francois-Antoine Aveline, after Francois Boucher.


Sara Huws Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales Staff
15 December 2015, 10:20

Dear Timothy

Thank you for your comment and enquiry. I will pass it on to our Applied Art department and get back to you.

All the best,

Digital Team

Timothy J. S. Driver
14 December 2015, 14:32
That's a wonderful Meyer figure group you've got. I just wanted to point out, though, that Meyer did not die in 1761 - that's merely when he left Meissen for Berlin, in the middle of the Seven Years' War.

PS: Where is the group on show?
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