Meissen porcelain figure - 'Piping Shepherd'.
Meissen porcelain figure - 'Piping Shepherd'.
Meissen porcelain figure - 'Piping Shepherd'.
Meissen porcelain figure - 'Piping Shepherd'.
Meissen porcelain figure - 'Piping Shepherd'.
Meissen porcelain figure - 'Piping Shepherd'.

Meissen porcelain figure - 'Piping Shepherd'.

c. 1740 Germany

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A Meissen porcelain figure of the Piping Shepherd, c. 1740. Finely modelled as a man leaning against a large tree stump, and playing a pipe. Wearing Eighteenth Century costume, and carrying a shoulder bag. At his feet, lays his dog, upon a flower strewn mound base.
The unglazed base, with faint traces of a blue mark, and having a blow hole.
Height - 16.2 cm, 6 3/8".
Repair little finger on left hand, chip to hat. Dogs right ear & left front paw. Otherwise in perfect condition.
Dimensions
Height 16.20 cm (6.38 inches)
Medium
Porcelain
Signed/Inscribed
Faint crossed swords mark to the base.
Philip Carrol

Philip Carrol
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