A Tournai Group of Le Galant surprenant la Bergère endormie
21.4 cm high
The gallant stands under a tree with his arms raised on discovering a sleeping shepherdess reclining on rockwork.
This model can be found with a trellis arbour and also, surprisingly, exists in Tournai faience.
Condition – Minor chips to leaves and brim of her hat
Literature – An example in the Musée de Tournai is illustrated by E.J. Soil de Moriamé, Les Porcelaine de Tournay, 1910, p.355, no. 743