This amazing hand-crafted and creatively designed Meissen porcelain sculpture showcases a group of children with various musical instruments, namely turntable, lute and flute. They are seen standing upon round base that has leaf rim and clothes festoon. It is decorated with laurel garland and drapery swags, lending elegance to the complete sculpture.
Look at the boy playing the flute. Dressed in the period’s trendy costume, with a blue coat, striped waistband and white waistcoat with motifs, the bright lavender pants highlight the colorful apparel. Don’t miss noticing the stylish brown colored hat with gilded edges.
Notice the white and grey wigs on every head. See the boy with the golden trumpet, wearing a burgundy coat with delicately hand painted edges. Notice the striped pants and white sock and black shoes. Each detail has been highlighted with great attention and the quality of glazing is amazing. Despite the years, the complete figurine is in good condition and authenticating its genuineness is the trade mark of Meissen porcelain on the bottom of the sculpture. Sculpted with great detail each nuance of the Meissen porcelain figures is clearly visible. See the lady with the lute. Her bright blue shoes add color to the pale colored dress. The white dress with hand painted signs in green and pink stand out against the yellow colored apron. Ruffled sleeves and neckline add attention to detail. See the way she is handling and playing the lute.
Set upon a round base with leaf rim and beautifully draped festoons, it enhances the beauty of the active children playing the musical instruments. The color scheme, play of gold on the edges of the clothes, and the base adds beauty to the Meissen porcelain sculpture.
BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED B60
Modeled four musical children with lute, flute, and turntable. On round base with cloth festoon and moving leaf rim , on a circular base molded with drapery swags and a laurel garland
11 in. (28 cm.) high