lot 260

A Sèvres bisque porcelain figure group of La Nourrice c.1774, modelled by Louis-Simon Boizet with a mother seated and nursing her baby while her young son stands beside her, the nursemaid standing beside her and holding the basinette, a young girl seated on a low stool behind her mother's chair, mounted in a later ormolu stand, some restoration, 23.5cm high. Provenance: formerly in the Hector Binney Collection. Purchased from Sotheby's, 27th November 1989, lot 1181.