Description: modelled by Wenzel Neu, seated in clouds wearing Roman armour painted black with puce tassels, resting a shield against his left hip,
crossed swords mark in blue enamel,
Dimensions: 31cm., 12 1/8 in. high
Condition Report: The figure's sword now lacking, some chips and sections areas lacking of the applied porcelain tassels to his armour, some flaking to black enamel on his back. Left arm probably re-stuck.
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Markus W. Peters,
op. cit., 1991, p. 85, abb. 35, for another example of the model;
op. cit., 1993, pp. 34-35, no. 5;
op. cit., 2006, pp. 89-114;