Anton Klieber Vienna Cherub Putto Figurine with Fire Salamander, c.1913-15

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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.
Details
Creator
Anton Klieber (Designer)
Of the Period
Art Nouveau
Place of Origin
Austria
Date of Manufacture
circa 1913-1915
Period
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Glazed
Ceramic
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
4.13 in. H
10 cm H
Diameter
4.13
Dealer Location
Neubaugasse 40 ,Vienna, Austria
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU101441289850
Address
City-Antik
Plankengasse 2, Vienna, 1010
Neubaugasse 40 ,Vienna 1070
AT
+43 720116266
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