The 25 cm high animal figurine "Great Dane" by the former chief sculptor Jörg Danielczyk looks almost lifelike thanks to its detailed decoration. The dog's coat drawing, applied with the finest brush strokes, shows the high level of craftsmanship of the Meissen manufactory. It was important for Danielczyk to show the character of the dog. The living eyes of the "Great Dane" show that he has succeeded in this. The figurine "Great Dane" is not only for dog lovers a fantastic present for Christmas. Since the founding of the manufactory in 1710, animal sculptures have been one of the masterpieces of the craftsmanship in Meissen. Then as now, they enjoy great popularity. The "Great Dane" thus represents a combination of tradition and modernity.