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•D1938. Polychrome Figure of a Melon Vendor

Delft, circa 1765

Modeled as a young woman, wearing a yellow hat and a green bodice with red dotted sleeves above a blue dotted and striped skirt, and seated behind two brown baskets filled with yellow and green melons, all on a low conformingly-shaped base.

Height: 9.3 cm. (3.7 in.)

Similar examples: A similar male vendor with two baskets of melons is illustrated in Lavino, p. 79.

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