François POMPON & SÉVRES (Manufacture Nationale)

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François POMPON & SÉVRES (Manufacture Nationale)

White bear
Ceramic proof with cracked white enamel
Signed under the right rear leg with the stamp of the Manufacture, lettered e, marked LS and stamped BE. (Restorations)
H. 21,5 cm - L. 38,5 cm
History :
A piece modelled in 1923 and only published between 1924 and 1934 after the artist denounced the publishing contract.
A similar model is in the collections of the Bourdelle Museum in Paris, and another is kept at the National Museum of Ceramics in Sèvres.
Bibliography:
Jean-Paul Midant, Sèvres, la Manufacture au XXème Siècle, Éditions Aveline, 1992, similar model in craquelé reproduced p. 87.
Catherine Chevillot, Liliane Colas & Anne Pingeot, François Pompon, Gallimard Electa RMN, Paris, 1994, similar model referenced under n°122c and reproduced p. 211.
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