19th century, Continental; polychrome hard-paste porcelain, the sword metal; modeled after Josse-Francois Joseph Le Riche (1738 or 1741-1812; 1780-1801 as the principle modeler at Sevres) depicting Marie-Antoinette as Minerva; together with the companion figure of Mars; both of rococo foliate bases. Faint text to underside of Mars. Approx. height of Minerva, 16.75". Provenance: From the Living Estate of Mr. Cleve Carlan, Suwanee, Georgia.