Cherub with fire salamander, most lovely figurine circa 1913-1915 modeled by Anton Klieber (born at Pirkenhammer / Bohemia, active 1905 - 1925), 1910 hallmarked: manufactured by Wiener Keramik and Gmundner Keramik (union of Vienna Ceramics & Gmunden Ceramics/hallmarked) material is ceramics (glossy finish and multicolored painted). model number 177 made circa 1913-15 subject: the most lovely cherub sits on a green base depicting grassy ground / the figurine embraces a fire salamander which looks friendly at cherub. height: 10.5 cm (= 4.13 inches) diameter of base: 10.5 cm (= 4.13 inches) bibliography: Waltraud Neuwirth, Markenlexikon Für Kunstgewerbe (3), Wiener Keramik / modelle 1906-13; page 144 Waltraud Neuwirth, Wiener Keramik, Vienna 1974, pages 190-192 Anton Klieber was one of the most influential viennese artists of first quarter of 20th century, having specialized on designs for art of ceramics; for example he worked on behalf of Wiener Keramik as well as of Keramos manufactory.
- CreatorAnton Klieber (Designer)
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- Date of manufacturecirca 1913-1915
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H 4.13 in. x Dm 4.13 in.
H 10.5 cm x Dm 10.5 cm
- Diameter4.13 in. (10.5 cm)
- Seller locationVienna, AT
- Reference numberLU101441289850
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