Statuettes of gardeners - inv. 991-992
Meissen, second half of 18th century
Statuettes of young gardeners
height 220 mm; height 232 mm
1879 bequest Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli
Inv. 991 992
The young barefooted male gardener is offering a hat full of flowers. The figurine is supported by a the stump of a tree with nearby a spade and watering can. The female gardener, who has gathered the flowers in her apron, rests on an octagonal base which also supports a vase with a plant in flower.