It depicts a copy of a statuette by Falconet owned by Sir Joshua Reynolds and was mounted as a fob- seal and worn by Reynolds from his watch-chain and used to seal letters.


Sir Joshua Reynolds RA commissioned the work; Esmerian Collection, New York until January 2001; S J Phillips.

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