Meissen porcelain. A fine pair of figures in 18th Century costume. c. 1860.

August 28, 2019 2:15 pm Published by

A fine pair of Meissen porcelain figures, c. 1860. Beautifully modelled as a young man with a begging dog, and a girl feeding pigeons. Both wearing 18th Century costume, painted in ’Indianische blumen. The man wearing a finely gilded and painted waistcoat, the girl with intricate lacework, and feeding pigeons with seed held in her apron.
Both figure set upon squared bases, painted with grass, and heightened in gilt.
Painted crossed swords marks, and incised model numbers to the bases.
Height – 26.6 cm, 10 1/2”.
Width – 12 cm, 4 3/4”.
Depth – 10.2 cm, 4”.
Condition – Excellent, original condition.

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