Antique Porcelain & Fine Arts

Musician on Barrel Figurine

This is a figurine made by Meissen in the late 19th or early 20th century. It is of a musician playing a flute while standing on an upside down hald barrel with a base under it with gold scrolls all around. A wooden pitcher filled with grapes and leaves is behind him. The young gentleman is dressed in fancy clothes and wearing a hat. Nice subject with nice modeling and hand painted superbly. The figure displays very well but has been restored on his hat, through his legs and butt with some flaking to the color on his pants. It's not obvious since the hands and flute are fine which is a bit surprising really. The pants could be improved upon by a good restorer! The figurine is marked underneath with the crossed swords in under glaze blue as well as the usual incised and impressed numbers and a red painter's number 69. as shown. The figure is 5.75 inches tall and the base is about 3 inches in diameter. Please email me for more information or photos.

Price is $249
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