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Foxhound | Meissen | around 1925 | Ceramic | 11 x 24 x 8 cm | Art Deco | Sculpture, Ceramics | manufacturer's trademark | Antiques | price: EUR 313

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The sculpture of the standing long-haired dachshund is executed in a slightly naturalistic style and it lacks any striking stylization. It originates from the interwar period and was produced in the Meissen porcelain manufacture. The material used is the so-called Bötger’s earthenware which was devised by the porcelain inventor, Johan Fridrich Bötger, in the second decade of the 18th century as a certain lowest stage of white porcelain. The material was re-discovered in the 20th century and was used for small-series products. The finishing of the dachshund figure, model no. 240, should recall bronze.

 

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