Description: each modelled as three patinated biscuit porcelain female herms, wearing pharonic headdresses and draped costume, on a tri-form pedestal base applied with rams head masks at the shoulder resting on paw feet, the central tazza with the herm figures enriched in in gilding, supporting a large pierced moulded basket, the base with tooled gilded Egyptian symbols reserved on a matt-black ground, the pair supporting shallow bowls with tooled-gilded neoclassical grotesque borders of griffins, arabesques and amphora, the pedestal bases enriched with similar classical motifs,
Dimensions: 47cm., 18 1/2 in. and 55.5cm., 21 7/8 in. high
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Régine de Plinvil de Guillebon,
Dagoty à Paris, La Manufacture de porcelain de l'impératrice, exhibition catalogue,
Musée national des châteaux de Malmaison et de Bois-Préau, 2006, pp. 136-138.