Figurine, rococo

Meissen, Germany, c. 1763-1774.


13,5 cm x 13,0 cm x 11,0 cm.

Interest in the lives and upbringing of children grew in the Enlightenment period, and this became reflected in the day’s objects and artefacts. This figurine depicts two children, one playing the flute. It is cast from porcelain and hand-painted.