A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF AN ICE CREAM VENDOR FROM THE 'VENDORS AND CRAFTSMEN' SERIES

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A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF AN ICE CREAM VENDOR FROM THE 'VENDORS AND CRAFTSMEN' SERIES
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE THE GREAT, 1780-1790s
Realistically modelled and painted, the standing figure of a man wearing a turquoise coat and white apron, holding a basket on his shoulders and a black hat in his left hand, standing on a circular naturalistic base, apparently unmarked
8¼ in. (21 cm.) high