A rare pair of Meissen Fisherfolk Modelled by J.J.Kaendler

A very rare pair of Meissen figures of a Fish Seller and his wife

A very rare pair of Meissen figures of a Fish Seller and his wife, he grimacing, wearing a waistcoat over a loose fitting 17 chemise in which wriggles a fish, green trimmed pantaloons to the knees and a yellow moffit (tradesman’s) hat, standing on a rectangular base applied with leaves and blue flowers. She holding a large salmon and wearing a black cap and bodice, a white blouse and washed brown apron, standing beside a bucket full of fish.

Circa 1738

Marks:
Crossed swords marks in underglaze blue to the reverse of each figure.

Dimensions
Height: 5 ins. (12 cms.)

Item No. 1085

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