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Pair of Portrait Busts of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette

Decorative Arts and Design

MAKER Sevres
DATES ca. 1880
DIMENSIONS Marie Antoinette: 13 x 7 in. (33 x 17.8 cm) Louis XVI: 11 x 7 1/4 in. (27.9 x 18.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS "N" under crown; "DORE A SEVRES / 56; "S-56" encircled. "Louis 16/R. (?)" inscribed on back of 66.229.17b same signature("R. (?) inscribed on back of 66.229.17a.
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Bess and Sam Zeigen Family
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Sevres. Pair of Portrait Busts of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, ca. 1880. Bisque, Marie Antoinette: 13 x 7 in. (33 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Bess and Sam Zeigen Family, 66.229.17a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.229.17a_bw.jpg)
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