The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Enfants bougeoirs
  • Two Children Supporting Candle Sockets
  • Enfants bougeoirs
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Possibly Jean-Jacques Bachelier (1724 - 1806), Designer
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1773
  • Hard-paste porcelain, gilded
  • Figure and pedestal, C482, Height: 24 cm
    Figure, C482, Height: 22.1 cm
    Pedestal, C482, Object size: 4 x 11.3 cm
    Figure and pedestal, C483, Height: 22.1 cm
    Figure, C483, Height: 17.9 cm
    Pedestal, C483, Object size: 4.2 x 11.2 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls, surmounted by a crown for hard-paste, enclosing 'u' the date letter for 1773 on C482 Painted in grey, (possibly remnants of gilding)
    Incised mark: 'AP' for the répareur Alexis Pépin
    Mark: 'H' and a fleur de lis
  • C482-3
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  • Acquired by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford or Sir Richard Wallace, by 1872.