An image of Drink seller

Zurich Porcelain Manufactory

(Switzerland 1763 – 1791)

Drink seller

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

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).

Year
circa 1770
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
9.7 x 4.2 x 4.6 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.199