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1937

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2015

2022

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Le Sabot Cassé (The Broken Shoe) Figure Group

This is a Figure group. It was created by Etienne-Maurice Falconet and manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1760 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is soft paste biscuit porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. A. Murray Young. It is credited Gift of Mrs. A. Murray Young.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 16 × 11.5 × 15.3 cm (6 5/16 in. × 4 1/2 in. × 6 in.)

It has the following markings

Bottom of plinth: tool marks and mark DR 19

Cite this object as

Le Sabot Cassé (The Broken Shoe) Figure Group; Etienne-Maurice Falconet (1716 – 1791); France; soft paste biscuit porcelain; H x W x D: 16 × 11.5 × 15.3 cm (6 5/16 in. × 4 1/2 in. × 6 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. Murray Young; 1937-28-22

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