Old-time Street Vendor Series
- Baked Sweet Potatoes Seller
This is part of the Old-time Beijing Street Vendors series, the Baked Sweet Potatoes Seller. Sweet potatoes are baked in an open oven made from an oil barrel. These sweet potatoes are a popular snack among old-time Beijing natives. He is arranging the ones around the oven that are ready for consumption and calling out to attract customers.
The rustic feel combined with a touch of glaze gives the piece an interesting contrast.