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    Two Josse-François-Joseph Leriche Sevres Bisque Porcelain Le Déjeuner and La Nourrice Figural Groups after Louis-Simon Boizot, third quarter 18th century
    8 h x 8-1/2 w x 6-1/4 d inches (20.3 x 21.6 x 15.9 cm) (La Nourrice)
    Identical examples of the present lot reside in the Palace of Versailles and were used in the dining room of Marie Antoinette's small apartment on the second floor.


    Condition Report*: Gris plinths with very minor flakes and are of later vintage, Nourrice group with flakes missing to base (fragments included with lot) and repaired chip, applied floral decorative elements with light chips and flakes to each, each with apparent repair to crack to base with some associated restoration(s), boy to Nourrice with old restorations to hands and head reattached, dust accretions, with wear commensurate with age and use.  
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2017
    8th-10th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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