8 July 2002
A Ludwigsburg figure of a street vendor
Circa 1765, blue interlaced C mark at back
Modelled by Johann Christoph Haselmeyer as a young woman in a white cap, yellow bodice over a white blouse, blue-edged white apron and puce skirt, holding a dead chicken and a basket and apron of vegetables, standing in red shoes on a circular mound base moulded with gilt C-scrolls (restoration through neck and shoulders, some chipping to vegetables)
5¾ in. (14.7 cm.) high
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Cf. Hans Dieter Flach, op. cit. (Stuttgart, 1997), p. 553, no. 403.
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