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Figure of the Bagpiper (Le Joueur de musette)

1748–52
(France, 1740–56)
modeled by
(French)
(French, 1703–1770)
Overall: 22.9 x 13.4 x 8 cm (9 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
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Although a few Vincennes porcelain figures exist that are glazed, the royal factory adopted at an early date the practice of producing unglazed biscuit figures that, 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 Bagpiper (Le Joueur de musette)

Figure of the Bagpiper (Le Joueur de musette)

1748–52

Vincennes Porcelain Factory, Pierre Blondeau, François Boucher

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

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