Pair of terracotta statuettes "Children Natural History» by Boizot. 1785-1786 to the Sèvres manufactory edited
several figures and groups of children with insects. These objects had the peculiarity of having genuine mounted
insects placed in porcelain children sides.
Hettlinger, inspector of the factory at the time was responsible for the creation of such figures.
High: 10.2cm - Length: 11,3cm - Prof: 7,3cm and high: 12,4cm - Length: 11,1cm - Prof: 7.2 cm
Signed on the terrace drypoint.
Lack the arms of subjects.
Late eighteenth - early nineteenth century
Ref: Exhibition Catalogue The manufacture of lights - The sculpture in Sèvres Louis XV to the revolution - page 116
for the group "The battle against child beetles" see the latest pictures goupe bisque "the battle against the beetles
children" of the Museum of Ceramics of Sevres.
Portrait of Jean-Jacques Hettlinger - Sèvres Porcelain Biscuit 1785 - British Museum Collection