Nast porcelain nest of amors 02
Nast biscuit porcelain “Nest of amours” after Antoine-Denis Chaudet. The model was exhibited by Chaudet in the Salon of 1791. Six amours are arrayed in a straw nest resting on an octagonal base. [One wing, one foot, several fingers missing.]

Impressed mark: NAST

Height (ins.): 8¼ (21 cm.)      Length/Width (ins.): 9 (22.9 cm.)      Depth (ins.): 8½ (21.6 cm.)
Origin: France, late 18th century     Period: Directoire