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Sevres biscuit figure of Leda by Falconet
Leda and the Swan”. The unusually large Sèvres biscuit porcelain group depicts Leda patting the neck of Jupiter who is disguised as a swan. The piece was first modeled by Etienne-Maurice Falconet in 1764 after the painting by Boucher. [The swan’s wing and her head are restuck.]

Height (ins.): 12.5 (32cm)      Length/Width (ins.): 12 (30.5cm)      Depth (ins.): 7.25 (18cm)
Origin: France, 18th century     Period: Louis XV



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