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Boar, 1953

Warestone
22 × 30 7/10 × 10 1/5 in
56 × 78 × 26 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Galerie Dumonteil
Paris, Shanghai
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Georges Muguet (1903–1988)
Creation Year: 1953
Edition Date: 1953

Georges Muguet (1903–1988)
Creation Year: 1953
Edition Date: 1953

Manufacturer
Manufacture de Sèvres
Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
French, established 1740
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The Sèvres porcelain factory has produced objects and wares heralded for innovative design and technique since its founding in Vincennes, France in 1740. Named after the town to which it moved in 1756, Sèvres porcelain was considered the paragon of 18th-century European porcelain and prized for its cobalt oxide-infused glaze known as “bleu de Sèvres.” However, not until the factory’s 19th-century rebirth under the direction of Alexandre Brongniart did its output explode. Eighty-nine different cup models alone were decorated in styles ranging from Renaissance, to Gothic, to Neoclassical, its commissioned artisans often copying contemporary paintings as well as works by old masters, especially Raphael, onto the wares. Later, as Art Nouveau emerged, asymmetrical, organic forms predominated. Today, the French Ministry of Culture oversees the factory, which continues to produce contemporary designs as well as historical reproductions, as well as its related museum.

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Georges Muguet (1903–1988)
Creation Year: 1953
Edition Date: 1953

Georges Muguet (1903–1988)
Creation Year: 1953
Edition Date: 1953

Manufacturer
Manufacture de Sèvres
Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
French, established 1740
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The Sèvres porcelain factory has produced objects and wares heralded for innovative design and technique since its founding in Vincennes, France in 1740. Named after the town to which it moved in 1756, Sèvres porcelain was considered the paragon of 18th-century European porcelain and prized for its cobalt oxide-infused glaze known as “bleu de Sèvres.” However, not until the factory’s 19th-century rebirth under the direction of Alexandre Brongniart did its output explode. Eighty-nine different cup models alone were decorated in styles ranging from Renaissance, to Gothic, to Neoclassical, its commissioned artisans often copying contemporary paintings as well as works by old masters, especially Raphael, onto the wares. Later, as Art Nouveau emerged, asymmetrical, organic forms predominated. Today, the French Ministry of Culture oversees the factory, which continues to produce contemporary designs as well as historical reproductions, as well as its related museum.

Boar, 1953

Warestone
22 × 30 7/10 × 10 1/5 in
56 × 78 × 26 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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location
Paris, Shanghai
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