Lot 703. Rare big porcelain sculpture

Starting price:€ 24 000
Auction date:01.12.2018   12:00
ID 138823
Lot 703Rare big porcelain sculpture
a "hell-hound". Original titleOn passig curved Base with a wave-like ascending, relief sculptural leaf rocailles, in a tense posture, horned mythical animal with a hump standing up suddenly and quickly pulled back. The head turned with wide eyes and aufgesperrtem foot frontal to the viewer. Between its front a gold ball paws holding. To the feet of a writhing snake. Polychrome colours in the complementary on-glaze painting with a little Gold. Designed By Arthur Storch, 1920/21. The Draft Monograph. The "ASt" ligature. Unw. Fire cracks. Manufacture brand. H. 62 cm. 64 cm x 26 cm.In the modeling and in the Habitus extraordinary, in the representation of highly expressive character of the large-sized animal sculptures specialized Arthur Storch (1870 - 1947) comes from a group of 16 very large figures of naturalistic-designed or fabulous animals, which the modeller in 1921, customized, together with Hugo Meisel for the spring fair in the"porcelain-Palais" in Leipzig. The avant-garde, based on Chinese models, and typical creature features-made hell hound is characteristic of stork Leipzig large animals and has established, together with his "Buddhist lion" both in the Mannheim Kunsthalle, as well as in the 1922 German trade show in Munich in the main hall as a counterpart. In the Wake of her success, the fabulous animals of 1928/29 found as part of exclusive interior design in the 40 m x 18 m large First class Lounge of the SS Bremen, ¿, of the shipping company ¿North German Lloyd¿, representative list.Cf. Prof. F. A. Breuhaus de Groot, ocean Express "Bremen". North German Lloyd Bremen/turbine fast steamer, p. 7, 47 with Fig. P. 51, 56; Cat. Fritzsche, Oldest Volkstedt, p. 211ff.; Siemen, S. 127f., 272ff; Leipzig leaves no 54, 2009, p. 66; decorative art, Bd. 30, 1922, p. 232, 262f.A large figure of a mythical beast "Hellhound" modelled by Arthur Storch, in 1921. Insignificant firecracks. Manufacturer's mark.Volkstedt-Rudolstadt. Oldest Volkstedt Porcelain Manufactory. 1920s.

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