An image of Savoyard woman with cradle, model

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Savoyard woman with cradle, model

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Modelled by Reinicke c1753–54. The figure, from a series of Paris street criers, is based on a drawing by Christophe Huet of 1753. An inscription on Huet’s drawing identifies the woman as a Savoyard (implying a provincial beggar).

Year
circa 1753-circa 1754
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
14.0 x 8.1 x 6.7 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.71