A Tournai Group of Le Galant surprenant la Bergère endormie

Offered by E & H Manners
A Tournai Group of <i>Le Galant surprenant la Bergère endormie</i>

A Tournai Group of Le Galant surprenant la Bergère endormie

Offered by E & H Manners
Date & Origin c. 1765, Belgium
Dimensions
Description
21.4 cm high


The gallant stands under a tree with his arms raised on discovering a sleeping shepherdess reclining on rockwork.

This model can be found with a trellis arbour and also, surprisingly, exists in Tournai faience.
Literature
An example in the Musée de Tournai is illustrated by E.J. Soil de Moriamé, Les Porcelaine de Tournay, 1910, p.355, no. 743
Condition
Minor chips to leaves and brim of her hat
£7,500.00
Dimensions
Description
21.4 cm high


The gallant stands under a tree with his arms raised on discovering a sleeping shepherdess reclining on rockwork.

This model can be found with a trellis arbour and also, surprisingly, exists in Tournai faience.

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