Louise-Julie de Mailly-Nesle (1710-1751). She was the first “official” mistress of Louis XV. She was the eldest of five sisters. The five were entitled in turn, to the tender attentions of the king. Old manufacture of Gustave Vertunni, France, around 1950. Hollow lead figurine, filled with plaster. Scale 55mm to the eye line. Overall height: 60 – 65mm.