Meissen Pierrot Figurine Walking Art Nouveau Model Y 164 Martin Wiegand made 20th century
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MEISSEN MOST REMARKABLE AS WELL AS RARE FIGURINE: WALKING PIERROT ATTACHED TO SQUARE BASE. Manufactory: Meissen. Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (glazed bottom). FIRST QUALITY. Dating: 20th century. Material: porcelain, glossy finish, multicolored painted. model number 73568 (= vintage model number Y 164). painter's number 547 / former's number 45 / year's sign 1991. Technique: handmade porcelain. MODELLED BY: MARTIN WIEGAND (1867 - 1961) / MODEL Y 164 (73568) CREATED 1906 - 09. Martin Wiegand was a German sculptor and modeller / he worked as freelance artist in Munich from 1888, further he possessed a studio in Nymphenburg. The sculptor was active for Meissen manufactory in period 1906 - 09: The manufactory acquired twelve genre figures and a series of four centaur groups (Bergmann 2010). DETAILED DESCRIPTION: Walking Pierrot Figurine with hands hidden in trouser pockets, having a tophat en miniature on head. Pierrot's cheeks are red-painted - like his nose tip. A very remarkable feature is the large multi-radial yellow sun visible at frontside of pierrot's white gown with violet collar / additionally, crescent of the moon with stars are painted on backside of figurine's gown. Pierrot is based on square socle. BIBLIOGRAPHY: SABINE & THOMAS BERGMANN, Meissener Kuenstler Figuren (The Art of Meissen Figures), model numbers A 100 - Z 300, Erlangen / Germany 2010, page 322, catalogue number 626.
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35H x 11W x 10D
13,78H x 4,33W x 3,94D
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Excellent; there aren't any damages existing