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French Busts

Types: (AR031-034)

ar031We’ve always been attracted to the fine and subtle detail of bisque porcelain. A shiny glaze tends to smooth over details and leave everything blander, boring. The originals of our busts were purchased at a provincial French auction. The replicas are exact to the finest detail and cost only a fraction of what we paid! Busts like there were en vogue in the first half of the 19th century, and often taken home by Grand Tour travelers who were always on the lookout for authentic historical artifacts. We haven’t yet found a Queen, but Madame de Pompadour is a serious (and just as influential) stand-in. Not exactly life-size, but precious, charming and whiter than white…