19th Century Meissen Porcelain Gardener Figurine
Height 7.75 inches (19.6cm)
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A late 19th century Meissen figurine of a gardener, dressed in a black and gilt rimmed hat, a flared green jacket over a waistcoat with gilt highlights and breeches with pink and blue decoration, white stockings and black buckled shoes.
Holding a posy of flowers in his right hand and leaning upon a polished spade and a watering can resting on a tree stump, gilt highlights to the circular base, Meissen underglaze blue crossed swords mark to base, bears Sothebys label.
In mint condition, no cracks, repairs, rubbing or restoration.