Lot 35. KPM. Telchin on hippocampus. From the blackboard essay, "birth of beauty"

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Auction date:13.11.2019   14:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 35KPM. Telchin on hippocampus. From the blackboard essay, "birth of beauty"
Formation in 1949. Model By Paul Scheurich, 1940-42.

Porcelain, white. On cartridges shaped Base, a moving waves comb with a large, and aufbäumendem
Hippocampus. It Telchin, king of Sicyon, riding, with his right Arm
in the back sweeping, and with the left Hand in the mane of the horse, holding on. Height 40.5 cm, width CA. 51cm.
Sceptre mark, year mark in 1949 with the month of sign July,, the form of the characters 'star'. Condition A.
Literature:
Economic Paper, Erich: Berlin Porcelain 1763-1963, Braunschweig 1966. To see the centrepiece Bd.I, p. 153f. To see this model Bd.II, panel 290b.

This plastic is part of the large panel essay, "birth of beauty", which was created by Paul Scheurich at the end of his life for the Berlin porcelain manufactory. The then Reich foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop had given him in the manufacture in 1940 in order.

"Scheurich chose the theme "birth of beauty", the centerpiece should form the group of the Venus Anadyomene. Only a part of this from the Nereids, tritons on dolphins riding cherubs and other sea creatures existing work came to the execution. Scheurichs style has changed in this last work. His characters no longer have the carefree grace of Rococo, but the überschl show more Anke, is full of tension, due to strong double post excellent attitude of mannerism." (from: economic paper (1966), p. 154)

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