Magnificant Antique Goldscheider Figure
Magnificant Antique Goldscheider Figure

Magnificant Antique Goldscheider Figure

c. 1900 England

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{Beautifully Partially Gilted}
{Five Firey Opals Surmounted in Belt]
In 1885, Friedrich Goldscheider came from the small Bohemian city of Pilsen to Vienna and founded the Goldscheider Manufactory and Majolica Factory. It became one of the most influential ceramic manufactories of terracotta, faience and bronze objects in Austria with subsidiaries in Paris, Leipzig and Florence. For over half a century Goldscheider created masterpieces of historical revivalism, Art Nouveau Jugendstil and Art Deco. Famous artists such as Josef Lorenzl, Stefan Dakon, Ida Meisinger and the two perhaps best known Austrian ceramic artists Michael Powolny and Vally Wieselthier worked for Goldscheider. Several of the artists who worked for Goldscheider also worked for other Viennese studios, such as Augarten, Keramos or for the German brands Rosenthal and Meissen.
Height 42.00 inch (106.68 cm)
Signed J Gross
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