Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory,
Biscuit Porcelain Bust of Louis XV on a Glazed Pedestal
, ca. 1760
Soft-paste porcelain on a glazed pedestal
4 7/16 x 3 9/16 in. (11.3 x 9 cm)
Base: 3 3/16 in.
Given in memory of Guy Bauman by his friends, 1990
Accession number: 1990.9.52
Sale (pedestal only), Sotheby’s, New York, October 16, 1987, Lot 161. Hector Binney, London, until 1987 (bust only). John Whitehead, London (bust and pedestal). Frick, 1990.
Source: The Frick Collection: Drawings, Prints & Later Acquisitions. Volume IX. New York: The Frick Collection, 2003.