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D667. Pair of ‘Petit Feu’ Polychrome Figures of Seated Ladies

Delft, circa 1770

Each wearing a black hat with a yellow bow, black shoes, a rose bodice and a voluminous skirt with a yellow back and a white front patterned with floral sprigs, one holding out her apron filled with yellow fruit shaded in iron-red: an apple, a peach and a pear; the other holding in her right hand a bouquet of five yellow and iron-red flowers, and each seated on an iron-red, green and yellow marbleized mound above a thin conformingly shaped and colored base.

Height: 14 cm. (5 1/2 in.)

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