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The Wolf Hunt, ca. 1751

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

Soft-paste biscuit porcelain

  • Overall: 6 1/2 × 12 1/4 × 12 1/2 inches (16.5 × 31.1 × 31.8 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

1993.63

On View

  • Fashionable Living: S330.5

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Hunting
  • Soft paste porcelain
  • Etching
  • Figurine
  • Biscuit porcelain
  • Vincennes
  • Dog
  • Wolf

Inscribed, on base: CC

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.

after a model by Jean Chabry; Vincennes Manufactory, The Wolf Hunt, ca. 1751, soft-paste biscuit porcelain. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund; gifts from W. Hawkins Ferry, et al., 1993.63.