The Chocolate Girl, 1st H

  • 15.5 x 13 x 1.5 in
    (39.37 x 33.02 x 3.81 cm)

The Chocolate Girl is a ceramic plaque made at the Royal Porcelain Manufacturing Berlin.
Porcelain, painted polychrome
Berlin, 1st half of the 20th century
Royal Porcelain Factory Berlin (KPM), established in 1763
Verso on the unglazed surface a impressed scepter mark with ‘K.P.M.’ as well as with incised numbers

The Chocolate Girl is one of the most prominent pastels of Swiss artist Jean-Étienne Liotard, showing a chocolate-serving maid. The girl carries a tray with a porcelain chocolate cup and a glass of water. Liotard's contemporaries classed The Chocolate Girl as his masterpiece.

  • Framed: 15.5 x 13 x 1.5 in
  • Created: 1st Half of 20th Century
  • Collections: Ceramics
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