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Fish Vendor

German
about 1740-1750
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler (German, 1706–1775)


Dimensions

Overall: 18.4 x 10.7cm (7 1/4 x 4 3/16in.) Other (Overall): 6.5cm (2 9/16in.)

Accession Number

1977.284

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Standing woman holding a large fish in both hands, a tub of fish on the ground by her side. She wears a light brown skirt with white apron, yellow and black bodice, black bonnet, and white blouse. Base has applied flowers and leaves.

Inscription

Embossed gummed label on underside: "Delomosne. London. '53"

Markings

Crossed swords in underglaze blue on back of base

Provenance

1959, possibly with Delomosne and Son, Ltd., London. By 1977, Abby Rockefeller Mauze; 1977, bequest of Abby Rockefeller Mauze. (Accession date: May 11, 1977)

Credit Line

Bequest of Abby Rockefeller Mauze