Figure of Mr. Fagon
Original model possibly by Josse-François-Joseph Le Riche, Belgian, 1741 - 1812. Made by the Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, France, 1756 - present. Probably gilded by Henri-Martin Prévost, French, active 1757 - 1797.
Gui Crescent Fagon (1638-1718) was the chief doctor of Louis XIV and director of the royal botanical gardens.
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