Description & Technical information

Designed by: Michael Powolny, around 1907
Executed by: Wiener Keramik for Wiener Werkstätte, model no. 77, around 1907
Marked: MP, WK
Ceramic, polychrome glaze, gilt, gilding slightly rubbed, small chip on the base, nice original condition 

H 25 cm

Cooperation between Wiener Werkstätte and Wiener Keramik laid the foundation for both Powolny’s and Löffler's success. Until 1912, Wiener Keramik products were mainly, probably even entirely, sold and distributed by Wiener Werkstätte.

Date:  around 1907
Period:  Early 20th century
Origin:  Austrian
Medium: Ceramic, Polychrome glaze, Gilt

Marked: MP, WK

Dimensions: 25 cm (9⁷/₈ inches)

private property, UK

Literature: Ref.: Contemporary photograph in the Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 89-18-2; E. Frottier, Michael Powolny, Keramik und Glas aus Wien 1900–1950, cat. raisonné no. 77

Categories: Sculpture