Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Chelsea Pottery
  • Peddler, circa 1755
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height: 19.1 cm
    Object Height: 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of Judge Irwin Untermyer
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0017

Pedlar, Chelsea, Red Anchor Period. A gesticulating figure with a short, gray beard, has a black box with an open cover suspended from his neck, filled with colored ribbons and trinkets. He wears a fur-trimmed pale yellow hat, long white coat, lined and edged with fur, and a white costume. Flowers are applied to the rustic base and tree trunk.