A very rare Meissen Equestrian Group of a Cavalry Hussar Officer on Horseback

Rare Meissen Polish Horseman

A very rare Meissen Equestrian Group of a Cavalry Hussar Officer on Horseback, exceptionally well modelled with great detail, the caparisoned spirited horse fully saddled and complete with bridle, reins and martingale. The cavalry officer with caped jacket, buttoned up tunic with frogging and bearskin hat, brandishing a sword that rests upon his shoulder, raised up on an oval base applied with flowers and leaves, an oak stump providing support to the underside of the horse.

Circa 1750

Mark
Crossed swords mark in underglaze blue to the reverse of the base edge.

 

Dimensions
Height: 11 ins. (28 cms.)
Length: 9 ins. (23 cms.)

Item No. 1529

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