Herend - Hungarian Wet
Hand painted Herend porcelain figural group of a man drenching a young woman.
The figures are on a oval base; the side marked with the artist name Markup Bela 1932.
The bottom bears the stamp of the company -Herend Hungary- incised model number 5553.
The scene represent a peculiar custom on Easter Monday or «Dyngus Day» (meaning "Wet Monday"), in which men targeted young unmarried women for a drenching.
Height : 26 cm (10" ¼)
Base : 20.5 x 13.5 cm (8" 1/16 x 5" 5/16