7 July 2003
A Vienna figure of a schnapps-seller
Circa 1750-55, blue shield mark, impressed E and puce 16.
Wearing a loose white shirt with crossed black straps, puce breeches and yellow boots, selling bottles of spirits from a black box resting on a tree-stump at his right, on a circular mound base applied with flowers and foliage (chip to green strap of box and hat [?] at his left hip, minute chipping to edge of base)
7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) high
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Wilhelm Mrazek and Waltraud Neuwirth, 'Wiener Porzellan 1718-1864' Österreichischer Museum für angewandte Kunst Exhibition Catalogue (Vienna, 1970), pl. 66, no. 462.
Österreichischer Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, 1970.
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