Höscht figure of a hunter & his dog, JP Melchior, left in the white, c. 1775
Höscht figure of a hunter & his dog, modelled by J.P. Melchior, left in the white & modelled standing in fine detail in overcoat, hat & boots, taking a duck from his hunting dog, standing by a hollow tree stump on a grassy & rocky base.
Small underglaze blue wheel mark to side of underfoot,
also incised ‘No. i 88 / MH’.
Firing flaw to one dog hind foot, Some restorations including gun tip, dog tail, neck & chip to hat, very tip of scabbard. All done to a fine standard, displays superbly.
Ref. ‘Das Höchster Porzellan’ (Röder 1930) pl. 76, Nr. 425 for the figure, p75 for the discussion & attribution to J.P.Melchior, 1775