A very fine and scarce antique German porcelain classical figure of a boy holding flowers by world renowned porcelain makers Meissen and dating from the 19th century. The figure stands on a square base and stands against a round raised column. He wears a simple cloth tied around his waist and a garland of leaves around his head with his long hair resting on his shoulders. He holds two roses in his right hand and is finely hand painted in naturalistic colors with good facial detail. The figure has a blue crossed sword mark to the base along with impressed and incised numbers including F.24 and 58 and a faintly painted 66.
Provenance: Acquired from the British Art Market.
The figure has some chips to the garland, one finger and the flower petals however displays well.
Origin : Germany
Maker : Meissen Porcelain
Manufacture Date : Circa 1850
Materials : Porcelain