manufacturer: Chelsea porcelain factory (estab. circa 1743-1745, closed 1769);  after: Johann Kändler (German, b.1706, d.1775);  after: Edme Bouchardon; 

circa 1749-circa 1750
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figure (Map Seller), modelled as a peddler with pack on his back, displaying an unrolled map in his right hand and a rolled up scroll in his left, in the white.
This object derives from a red chalk drawings produced by the sculptor Edme Bouchardon in 1737 of peasants, farm workers, street criers or hawkers and itinerant musicians.
These sixty drawings were subsequently engraved by Ann Claude Philippe de tubieres, Comte de Caylus, published between 1737 and 1746 and became known as the Cris de Paris.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Chelsea porcelain factory (estab. circa 1743-1745, closed 1769)
after: Johann Kändler (German, b.1706, d.1775)
after: Edme Bouchardon
Production place
Chelsea, London, England
Production date
circa 1749-circa 1750
Media description
porcelain, clear glazed
173 mm
Measurement details
height: 173mm
Credit line
purchased with funds provided by the Nina Stanton 18th Century Porcelain Bequest, 2016
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
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