Figure of the Pottery Seller

Italian
about 1745
Made by Capodimonte Manufactory (Italian (near Naples)), Modeled by Giuseppe Gricci (Italian, born about 1700-died in 1770)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.951

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

In white jacket, yellow sleeves and pink apron.

Markings

Incuse fleur-de-lys and 43 mark

Provenance

1965, Winifred Williams Antiques, Sussex, England; April 14, 1965, sold by Williams to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

Credit Line

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