Meissen hard paste porcelain figurine of a boy tied to his chair. This highly collectable, antique, 19th century, beautiful quality decorative, amusing boy appears to
have been naughty and has been tied to his chair in order to read his book and
not play with his drum, which is now sitting under his chair.
This figurine was originally modelled around 1770 by Michel
Victor Acier. He modelled a series of similar children figures in various poses
around 1770s period.
This particular model is incised with model number F49 with
the underglaze blue crossed swords of Meissen curved hilt and pommel. There is
an impressed number (pressnummer) 36. They are sometimes referred to as Meissen Kinder figur.
The figurine is extremely well modelled, beautifully gilded,
painted and detailed with polychrome enamel and lace. It was made by the German
porcelain factory of Meissen, of Saxony, Germany probably in the mid 19th
century around 1880.
The figurine is approximately 5 3/4 inches (145mm) high,base diameter 2 3/4 inches (70mm) .It weighs 405 grammes unpacked.
There is free international postage with this item.
The figurine is in good antique condition. There is some
minor restoration which includes a small chip to the base, a chip to the
underneath of the back of the chair and the right hand top edge of the brim of
his hat. Please see the images, if your would like to see more please message us.