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FRESH FISH VENDOR

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FRESH FISH VENDOR

Made by: Jean-Baptiste Le Prince

On view in: Passageway to Icon Room


About this object

The statuette shows an old peddler wearing a fur-trimmed hat, coat and boots. He also wears fur mittens and carries a tray on his head covered with a cloth. He holds this with his left hand. He is bearded. The tray has barrel-like sides and the ground is rough. He has a tree stump behind him for support.

Category:
ceramics, german
Object name:
FRESH FISH VENDOR
Made from:
Biscuit
Made in:
GERMANY?
Date made:
Late 19th c.
Size:
41.9 × 16.7 cm (16 1/2 × 6 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.52
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: impress of MF 702 in two circles
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"