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Figure of a Street Vendor

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Holding a basket of his wares, in striped turban, purple-edged cloak with green stripe to his shirt and black and gold shoes.

Marks

Incuse fleur-de-lys and 43 mark

Provenance

Anonymous. June 28, 1973, sale. Sotheby's & Co, London, lot 88. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

Italian, about 1755

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

2006.944

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics