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D1152. Pair of Polychrome Figures of Goats

Delft, circa 1750

Heights: 18 and 17.8 cm. (7.1 and 7 in.)

Note: Zoomorphic tureens and models of animals remain among the most popular items made in Dutch Delftware in the eighteenth century. Among the most prolifically produced were the farm and domestic animals; however, goats, and particularly the present models standing and with finely delineated coats, are extremely rare. Only very few other examples are known.

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