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Nymphenburg Porzellan
Dachshund Figurine
Dachshund Figurine
 
Item #: 94473
$1,769 Please call or email for price.
8.5" x 3.5" x 7"

Only a dachshund can wear such a stoic expression. Especially when it is a high-born one. The sculptress Wera von Bartels understood that when she immortalised this self-confident male in porcelain in 1906. The model for this masterfully executed sculpture was “Labori 2nd of Bergsteig”, a prizewinning male dachshund, whose photo went round the world in the form of a postcard. With great sensitivity, the autodidact von Bartels, born in Munich, captured the hound’s physique and character – with all its strength, its loyalty, and its stubbornness. It is such a shame that this is her only model for Nymphenburg. ...
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