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Title

Drink seller

circa 1770


Artist

Zurich Porcelain Manufactory

Switzerland

1763 - 1791


About

A street vendor has on his back a large metal canister with a pipe which runs round to his front from which he can fill a glass. The figure probably belongs with the series of street vendors modelled by Joseph Nees at Zurich after his move from Ludwigsburg (compare L2012.197, L2012.196).


Details


Date

circa 1770


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

hard-paste porcelain


Dimensions

9.7 x 4.2 x 4.6 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.199


Artist information

Zurich Porcelain Manufactory

Works in the collection

2


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 113 (colour illus.). cat.no. 151