Figure of a Street Vendor

Italian
about 1755
Made by Capodimonte Manufactory (Italian (near Naples)), Modeled by Giuseppe Gricci (Italian, born about 1700-died in 1770)


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

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

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

Markings

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