Meissen porcelain chamberstick, c. 1870.
Meissen porcelain chamberstick, c. 1870. Modelled as a young boy in 18th Century costume, holding a gardening fork, in his right hand, and a pigeon in his left. He stands beneath a flowering arbour, which supports the flower painted sconce.
All set upon a rococo scroll base, edged in pink, turquoise and gilt.
The reverse with a branch handle.
Crossed swords mark in underglaze blue, and incised model number ‘2869’ to the underside of the base.
Height: 13.5 cm, 5 1/4”.
Width: 9 cm, 3 1/2”.
Depth: 7.5 cm, 3”.
Condition: Minor chips to leaves painted.