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The Boar Hunt, ca. 1751

  • Jean Chabry, French, active 1749-1776
  • Vincennes Manufactory, French

Soft-paste porcelain

  • Overall: 6 1/2 × 12 1/2 × 8 5/16 inches (16.5 × 31.8 × 21.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund; gifts from W. Hawkins Ferry, Henry Ford II, Mr. and Mrs. James Whitcomb, John L. Booth, Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb, Mrs. Russell Alger, Henry Goldman, Mrs. Walter O. Briggs, and Mr. and Mrs. Trent McMath by exchange

1993.64

On View

  • Fashionable Living: S330.5

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Hunting
  • Soft paste porcelain
  • Figurine
  • Vincennes
  • Boar
  • Dog

Signed, inscribed under base: Chabry

Christie's, London, June 10, 1986 (lot 258). [Armin B. Allen, Inc.], (Newport, Rhode Island)

Exhibition of European Pottery and Porcelain. Exh. cat., Armin B. Allen Gallery. London, 1987, no. 8. Darr, A. and T. Albainy. "Acquisitions of European sculpture and decorative arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1988 - 1999." The Burlington Magazine 142 (June 2000): 409, no. XIV (color ill.).

after a model by Jean Chabry; Vincennes Manufactory, The Boar Hunt, ca. 1751, soft-paste porcelain. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund; gifts from W. Hawkins Ferry, et al., 1993.64.