This is superb quality late 19C porcelain figurine. The figurine has the German crossed sword mark and the #13 incised in the base. The figurine is unglazed porcelain, the base is glazed. The figurine stand about 14 inches tall. I date this to about 1890's.
The matching pair is listed separately. This one is the boy. He is holding a basket over his shoulder.
This figurine was made by Volkstedt-Rudolstadt. This mark was used between 1894 and 1896 making this a very rare mark. please see below
Volkstedt-Rudolstadt (Germany - Thuringia) Founded in 1894 Founder(s): Richard Eckert Period: 1894-1896 The factory mainly produced luxury porcelain. The mark was entered in the RWZR on 27.03.1894 (Fürstliches Amtsgericht Rudolstadt N° 11), but withdrawn in 1896 after a complaint by the Meissen factory.
No cracks, chips or repairs.
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