Niderville, Alsace, France
Lemire (Charles Gabriel Sauvage)
Porcelain; Maximum H. 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm), base H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm) W. 8 3/4 (22.2 cm), D. 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm)
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library (Winterthur, Del.), 1957.790
This figural group in the round represents the French King Louis XVI and Benjamin Franklin, acting as Minister Plenipotentiary of the new United States, signing the Treaty of Amity and Commerce on February 6, 1778.