Lot 704. Rare big porcelain sculpture

Starting price:€ 24 000
Auction date:01.12.2018   12:00
ID 138824
Lot 704Rare big porcelain sculpture
"Buddhist Tischer Lion". Original titlePassig, curved, wave-like ascending, rocaille relief plastic Sheet-designed Base. In attack position, in the end, mythical beast standing with a hump-like arched back. The head with the wide-open mouth, the narrowed end and the schimärisch designed, erected ears is frontally facing the viewer. The wild Curling lion-mane worked with strong relief in a vivid and bright red and yellow equipped. Back to creep side to the bottom end of the lizard. Polychrome On-Glaze Painting. Designed By Arthur Storch, 1920/21. Base unw. rest.; Manufacture brand. H. 59 cm. 60 cm x 26 cm.An extremely expressive and Chinese models of Fo-dogs similar representation of Arthur Storch, the customized model together with his design for the ¿hound of hell¿ for the exhibition the house transformed Royal Palace in Leipzig. Both porcelain sculptures, and a further 14 of him and his fellow artists Hugo Meisel-designed, large-format figures, aroused in the course of the spring fair in 1921, due to their size, a great stir in the audience. In the same year, the models of the fabulous animals flanked the entrance area of the exhibition space in the Mannheim Kunsthalle before they were seen in 1922 as the counterparts on the German trade show in Munich. Due to their popularity, the extravagant, with a precious wood and Onyx-paneled First class Lounge of the fast steamer ¿SS Bremen¿ the shipping company "Norddeutscher Lloyd" was equipped with a Pair of fabulous animals.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.; Leipzig Leaves No 54, 2009, P. 66; Decorative Art, Bd. 30, 1922, p. 232, 262f.A large figure of a mythical beast of "Buddhistic lion" modelled by Arthur Storch, in 1921. Insignificant restoration to the base. Manufacturer's mark.Volkstedt-Rudolstadt. Oldest Volkstedt Porcelain Manufactory. 1920s

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