Girl Feeds Boyfriend Grapes. Outstanding detail in their clothing. Blue crossed swords and two lines through them reflects age of 1760s and because it has an animal in it. It is a romantic scene of a gent courting a lady in the Rococo time period in Europe. Most likely by Meissen modeler Johann Kaendler. This is at the height of Meissen’s greatness. Meissen’s designer began using animals in the porcelain designs around that time. She carries basket of light and dark grapes and feeds him one as he sits on ground probably a good thing since his hand is missing! She wears colorful dress low cut bodice. Her brown hair is swept up and he wears a white wig with black tie back. Grapes and flowers are at their feet. The goat has it’s mouth open, ready to eat the grapes on the ground. Size: 8 inches tall by about 7 across and about 5 inches deep. Close to 4 pounds in weight. Marks incised on bottom are 85 and under it a large c 4-7. 06 with two lines under the 06. 75 is above it. Damage: boys one hand is off. Looks like one of the goats ears may have been glued back on. One leaf tip in front under boy looks like a small point may be off. And boy’s big toe is off/damaged on one foot. Please review store for quality items added daily. Ask questions and make offers. The item “Antique Porcelain Meissen Figural Group Girl feeds boy grapes goat 1760s C 4706″ is in sale since Sunday, July 8, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Figurines”. The seller is “golddustent” and is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Rococo
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Ceramic & Porcelain
- Maker: MEISSEN
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Multi-Color
- Country/Region of Origin: Germany