Pre-1945 Karl Ens Green Mark Porcelain Rearing Horses Sculpture with identifying under-glaze numbers 6995 & 15 on bottom. This beautiful sculpture of two rearing horses is both graceful and dynamic.
The pristine white sculpture has a tinge of pink around the horses nostrils, and piercing brown eyes. Under-glaze impressed model number 6995, more die number 15, and. He green signature mark on the bottom which reflects the pre-1945 date.This leads one to believe it was probably produced before WWII. The sculpture is in good condition with no chips or cracks except for one mended ear, The ear was repaired many years ago but could be professionally repaired if desired. The sculpture measures approximately 9.5" tall, and total width is 12". An interesting note for buyers - Karl Ens signature marks are color coded.
The Green windmill mark signified 1919 to 1945. The Blue windmill mark signified after 1945. Porzellanfabrik Karl Ens -- the Karl Ens Porcelain Factory -- operated from 1890 to 1972.
In 1860 Karl Ens (pater) and a man by the name of Triebner established a porcelain manufacturing business called Triebner, Ens & Co. Over the next few decades their products became highly regarded, due largely to the efforts and talent of Ens' two sons, Eduard and Karl. 1899 Karl Ens (pater) left the company together with his sons and founded Porzellanfabrik Karl Ens which was widely known for the quality and artistry of its work. Rather than producing dinnerware and other utilitarian objects, Karl Ens focused on the production of exquisite, ornamental objects which were highly prized by those lucky enough to afford them.Every effort has been made to ensure accurate descriptions. The pictures should be considered as part of the item description. Please review all pictures for overall condition and style, and ask if you have any questions. The item "Pre-1945 Karl Ens Porcelain Rearing Horse Sculpture with Green Windmill Mark" is in sale since Saturday, November 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Figurines". The seller is "jaclyn316" and is located in Beverly Hills, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.