(Germany 1750 – 1796)
12.5 x 6.3 x 7.7 cm
Possibly modelled by Melchior. Since the boy has a helmet he is perhaps intended for the god of war, Mars. Nevertheless an example of the figure is recorded which has a companion of a girl washing herself.
Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 79 (colour illus.). cat.no. 92