Meissen Birth of Venus Offermann Friedrich Figurine Model R 124 made 1900-1905

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Meissen gorgeous as well as rarest figurine:
Birth of Venus, model created by Friedrich Offermann (1898)

Manufactory: Meissen
Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (underglazed)
First quality
Dating: made circa 1900-1905
Material: porcelain, glossy finish, multicolored painted
Technique: handmade porcelain

Model number R 124 / former's number 8 / painter's number 54

Measures:
total height 14.17 inches
diameter of base 4.72 inches

Modeller:
Friedrich Offermann (1859-1913)
He was sculptor, having studied at Academy of Dresden.
Offermann created some monuments in Dresden, having been active on behalf of Meissen manufactory, too: Some models were purchased by Meissen manufactory in period as from 1890 until 1909.

The model R 124 was created in year 1898.

Subject:
Birth of Venus
Venus is a handsome semi-nude as well as long-haired woman's figurine having raised her arms: Her hair is decorated with a garland of flower's blossoms with leaves. The woman is balancing on a base abundantly decorated with Rocaille ornaments as well as with waves (= curling water) of sea. Additionally, a cherub - still floating in air - moves in headfirst manner towards sea.

Bibliography:
Bergmann, The Art of Meissen Figures, model numbers A 100 - Z 300, Erlangen (Germany) 2010, catalogue number 245 on page 134

Condition:
Excellent / there aren't any damages existing (= museum quality !)

Shipping note:
This most remarkable and rarest Meissen figurine will be excellently wrapped and packed in special box.
Details
Creator
Friedrich Offermann (Sculptor)
Of the Period
Art Nouveau
Place of Origin
Germany
Date of Manufacture
circa 1900-1905
Period
1900-1909
Materials and Techniques
Painted   Porcelain
Glazed
Condition
Excellent. THERE AREN'T ANY DAMAGES EXISTING  (= MUSEUM QUALITY !) .
Dimensions
14.17 in. H
36 cm H
Diameter
4.72
Dealer Location
Vienna, Austria
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU101447092843
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