Michael Powolny Lovely Vienna Cherub Figurines Supporting Bear circa 1907

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MICHAEL POWOLNY TWO CHERUBS SUPPORTING BEAR MOST LOVELY FIGURINE GROUP c.1914 / 15
MODELLED BY MICHAEL POWOLNY (1871 - 1954)

HALLMARKED:
MANUFACTURED BY WIENER KERAMIK & GMUNDNER KERAMIK (VWGK / HALLMARKED)
MATERIAL IS CERAMICS (GLOSSY FINISH / PAINTED).

MADE CIRCA 1914 - 15
IT IS MODEL 181.

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SUBJECT:
MOST LOVELY PAIR OF NAKED CHERUB FIGURINES SUPPORTING A BEAR WHICH IS WEARING FLOWERS' BLOSSOMS GARLANDS. THE CHERUBS TRY TO ACHIEVE A BALANCE DUE TO BEAR'S WEIGHT...
THE FIGURINES ARE ATTACHED TO ROUND BASE.
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HEIGHT: 17.5 cm (circa 7.0 inches)
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BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Elisabeth Frottier, "Michael Powolny, Keramik und Glas aus Wien 1900-1950", Vienna 1990, page 203, List of Work (= Werkverzeichnis) number 86 (WV 86), Model 181 |
Waltraud Neuwirth, Markenlexikon für Kunstgewerbe (3), Wiener Keramik / Modelle 1906-13; pages 148 / 49
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Experts of Fine Arts assess Michael Powolny's work nowadays as result of activity of one the most important ceramics sculptors / designers of Austrian Art Nouveau. Most of Powolny's successors were strongly under his sway since Powolny had left 'large steps' in Viennese Art of Ceramics.

The cherubs created by Powolny - many of them on behalf of Wiener Keramik (WK) - are much sought by knowledgeable collectors of Art Nouveau Ceramics due to fine quality of modelling as well as due to lovely and punchy appearance.
Details
Creator
Michael Powolny (Sculptor)
Of the Period
Art Nouveau
Place of Origin
Austria
Date of Manufacture
MADE CIRCA 1907
Period
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Ceramic
MULTICOLORED PAINTED
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
7 in. H
18 cm H
Dealer Location
Neubaugasse 40 ,Vienna, Austria
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU101441108744
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