A RARE PORCELAIN GROUP OF A FISH VENDOR FROM THE 'VENDORS AND CRAFTSMEN' SERIES

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE THE GREAT, 1780-1790s

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A RARE PORCELAIN GROUP OF A FISH 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 group depicting a kneeling fisherman in brown coat, with a fish tub by his feet, offering fish to a standing woman, wearing a pink shawl over a white dress, with her young daughter standing behind, holding a cat, on a circular naturalistic base, marked under base with blue underglaze factory mark
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high