Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum in New York has in its collection a similar Le Nove Porcelain pair of courting figures. Accession Number: 06.381.
Factory: Le Nove manufactory.
Date: circa 1810.
We are pleased to offer this exceptional pair of two antique Le Nove porcelain statue groups of courting couples made with the grey tinted porcelain for which the Le Nove factory was famous in the mid-18th century.
The factory created models after the most celebrated and popular work of leading Florentine sculptors. The charm of the subject, the virtuoso modeling, the animated drapery, and smooth glaze of these figures exemplifies the refinement that the Le Nove factory could achieve at the end of the 1700’s.
Le Nove porcelain was collected by the nobility of Italy and France.
Dimensions of the figures: 6.75 inches tall x 3.5 inches wide x 3.25 inches deep
Price: $5,200 for the set of both statues
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