Meissen most remarkable figurine: Pierrette (=Female Pierrot) Measures / dimensions: height: 13.58 inches / 34.5 cm width: 4.33 inches / 11.0 cm depth: 4.13 inches / 10.5 cm Manufactory: Meissen Hallmarked: Blue Meissen sword mark (glazed bottom) model number Y 165 / former's number 58 painter's number 9 First quality Dating: earliest 20th century / made circa 1909 - 15 Material: porcelain, glossy finish, multicolored painted Technique: handmade porcelain Style: Art Nouveau Modelled by: Martin Wiegand (1867-1961) Martin Wiegand, sculptor and modeller, studied at Dresden Academy of Fine Arts. He lived in Munich as from the year 1888. The sculptor worked on behalf of Meissen manufactory in period 1906-09 (caused by this short period the scale of this sculptor's Meissen work isn't great / due to this reason the figurines created by Wiegand are very rare as well as much sought by knowledgeable Meissen collectors). Pierrette figurine It is of stunning impression / Pierrette stands on base, simultaneously she is saluting, having the appearance of some type of coquetry additionally, Pierrette seizes a carnival's mask by right raised hand / the lovely spiky hat decorated with pompons as well as the fact that Pierrette is laughing induce the impression of very special cheerfulness: The carnival's costume fits perfectly the figurine's jovial impression. Bibliography: Thomas BERGMANN, The Art of Meissen Figures, Model Numbers A 100 - Z 300, Erlangen / Germany 2010, page 322, catalogue number 627 Condition: Excellent (there aren't any damages existing).
- CreatorMartin Wiegand (Sculptor)
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacturecirca 1909-1915
- Materials and techniques
- ConditionExcellent. there aren't any damages existing.
H 13.58 in. x W 4.33 in. x D 4.13 in.
H 34.5 cm x W 11 cm x D 10.5 cm
- Seller locationVienna, AT
- Reference numberLU101448459403
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