19th Century Meissen Porcelain Cupid Blacksmith Figurine

Dimensions

Height 7.5 inches (19cm)

Price

$2,250

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Meissen Cupid Blacksmith Forging a heart

 

Meissen Porcelain figure of Cupid forging a heart on a blacksmiths anvil which rests on a block of tree stump.  The barefooted figure wearing a green cap and dressed in a brown leather smock, mounted on a circular marbled base with gilt highlights, model number L114 designed by Heinrich Schwabe, circa 1877.

 

Meissen underglaze blue crossed swords mark to base.

Provenance: Sothebys, Melbourne

 

Condition: In mint condition, no cracks, chips, repairs or rubbing.