Meissen, girl with mandolin
H 10.5 cm base L = W 3 cm
On a square raised foot with a gilded band stands a girl with a long floral skirt, yellow pleated cloth and white-turquoise blouse with yellow accents, and with slightly protruding light blue shoes. The head is slightly turned to the left on which a white hat. In both hands she holds a brown colored mandolin. At the back and at the bottom we see a gray mass of trees that provides support. At the bottom the figurine is marked in underglaze cobalt blue with the crossed swords with pommels on the handles. It is pressed into the mold with the model numbers “114” and incised with the shape numbers “GII” and hand painted in red with the painters numbers “68.”. The figurine can be dated to the 1st half of the 19th century.
Condition: minimal abrasions to the mandolin, in fact perfect.