Meissen figure of a vegetable seller, modelled by J.F. Eberlein.

August 28, 2019 1:35 pm Published by

A fine Meissen porcelain figure of a vegetable seller, modelled by J.E. Eberlein, c. 1745. Standing, barefoot, and supported by a rocky outcrop on a circular mound base, applied with flowers. She wears a wide brimmed straw hat, a yellow bodice over a dress decorated in Indianische Blumen’. In her apron she carries various root vegetables, whilst she carries an artichoke in her right hand.
Unglazed base, with blow hole.
Height – 7″, 17.8 cm.
Condition – Right hand re attached. Minute chip to stem of one vegetable. Otherwise in perfect condition.

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