NIDERVILLER. TWO BISCUITS REPRESENTING BACCHUS AND FLORA, 18TH CENTURY

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NIDERVILLER.
Two, companion, hard paste biscuits representing Bacchus and Flora.

Bacchus is standing, leaning against a tree tunk and carrying a wine cup to his lips, a child next to him is holding a grapevine.

Flora is standing, holding a cherub's hand in her right hand and carrying a floral crown in her left hand.

Biscuit on a round base bearing the carved inscription ".FN. 12." and a rectangular cartouche in relief with the inscription NIDERVILLER for Flora.
Same inscription with the number 14 for Bacchus.

Late 18th Century.

Wings on cherub redone.

Height: 22 cm (8-1/2 in.) and 22,5 cm (8-3/4 in.)

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  • Expertissim Reference: 340209