Figure of the Dancer (La Danseuse)

(France, 1740–56)
modeled by

after a design by François Boucher

(French, 1703–1770)
Overall: 21.6 x 14 x 8 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)
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Although a few Vincennes porcelain figures exist which are glazed, the royal factory adopted at an early date the practice of producing unglazed, biscuit figures which, because of the purity of their material, resemble marble figurines. The fashion for biscuit figures first introduced at Vincennes quickly spread through Europe.
Figure of the Dancer (La Danseuse)

Figure of the Dancer (La Danseuse)


Vincennes Porcelain Factory, Pierre Blondeau, François Boucher

(France, 1740–56), (French), (French, 1703–1770)
France, Vincennes

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