C19th decorated terracotta chinaman

C19th decorated terracotta chinaman

Code: R0204


H: 22" (55.9 cm)W: 10.2" (25.9 cm)D: 6.2" (15.7 cm)


A C19th decorated terracotta chinaman, retaining its original colourful polychrome decoration; his traditional oriental costume with straw coollie hat and robe finely decorated with butterflies, birds and foliage; carrying two rectangular baskets similarly decorated; standing on a circular plinth with gilt decoration.  Stamped "G&St" (Gerbing and Stephan were manufacturers of fine majolica and terracotta)
Excellent condition
Austrian circa 1880
Dimensions (ins) 22 high x 6.25 deep x 10.25 wide