D2180. 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.)