An image of Girl crying over spilt milk, model

Höchst

(Germany 1750 – 1796)

Girl crying over spilt milk, model

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Modelled by Melchior. The emotive subject shows a French sensibility typical in Melchior’s work from the 1770s. The figure had a pair showing a boy with broken eggs, a signed biscuit version of which bears the date 1771.

Year
circa 1770-1775
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
11.9 x 6.2 x 4.8 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.139