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FRUIT PEDDLER

Made by: Gardner Factory

Currently in storage


About this object

A partially glazed porcelain figure of a fruit peddler dressed in a black blouse and trousers with grey cap and white apron, kneeling and holding a long board laden with apples and plums wrapped in a white cloth. Ground is painted a marbled grey.

Category:
ceramics, russian
Object name:
FRUIT PEDDLER
Made from:
Biscuit
Made in:
RUSSIA: Verbilki
Date made:
ca. 1870-1890
Size:
13.3 x 7 x 6.4 cm (5 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.68
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK [Mark of Gardner Factory with imperial warrant] Stamped in iron red overglaze on underside Mark is 4 7/8 inches high. model number 263 Incised in paste on underside of base. Note that model number is handwritten rather than stamped. It may indicate an earlier date for this piece. inscription Ro 27 63 45 Written in pencil on underside of base. The letters are Cyrillic and the first line is underlined. inscription B 2 Painted on underside of base. Could be Cyrillic V or Latin B.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Porcelains: The Gardner, Iusupov, Batenin, Novyi, Popov, Kudinov, Sipiagin, Fomin, Safronov, Kiselev, Kornilov, Gulin, Khrapunov-Novyi, Sabanin, Miklashevskii, Guzhev, Ikonnikov, and Kuznetsov Factories"