Biscuit porcelain figure, Étienne-Maurice Falconet

Biscuit porcelain figure, Étienne-Maurice Falconet

Figure of Leda and the Swan
Étienne-Maurice Falconet, Sèvres
France
About 1764-66
Biscuit porcelain
Museum no. 382-1874

Porcelain

Porcelain describes ceramics with a white body fired at a high temperature.

Biscuit porcelain refers to porcelain that is fired but left unglazed.