Stunning china Warmblood Mare and Foal figurine. Sculpted by Gerhard Bochmann and made in West Germany by Goebel. It is unusual to find such realistic, nicely painted and detailed Goebels, and this piece is in immaculate condition with absolutely no damage or repairs. It measures 6-1/2" high x 10-1/2" long and is marked'3230318', Goebel mark and'1974' and has an impressed sculptor's signature, G.Gerhard Bochmann is a 20th century sculptor, famous for his figurine work with Meissen, Kaiser and Goebel. Gerhard Bochmann was born on November 16, 1925 in Dresden, Germany, a city well known for its art and culture since the late 16th century.
Clearly influenced by his surroundings, Bochmann developed an early interest in sculpting and, with his parent's consent and support, left school at 15 to pursue a career as a sculptor. In 1940, Bochmann was accepted as an apprentice at the renowned Meissen Porcelain Company where he worked initially under the supervision of Willy Jahnig and later under the direction of E. During the turbulent years of WWII, Bochmann was separated from Meissen but rejoined after the war, continuing to improve his craft on numerous modeling projects, including the remodeling of 18th century figurines by famed Meissen sculptor Johann Joachim Kaendler. During the 1950s Bochmann worked for Porzellanfabrik AL-KA Kunst Alboth & Kaiser (the Kaiser Porcelain company), where he sculpted a number of figurines, including animal figurines. In 1962 and was quickly promoted to be one of two master sculptors.On September 1, 1991, Bochmann contributed to many of. Perhaps his finest moments with. Are reflected in his work with Bavarian author and illustrator. (Flower Children) range of figurines. All 58 figurines in this series were modeled by Bochmann between 1963 and 1980. Bochmann also sculpted 17 of the. Figurines and a multitude of other items for. Bochmann is clearly one of the best known and most respected sculptors of his time. His sculptures have been exhibited in the Meissen Museum and many other fine art establishments. The item "RARE GOEBEL HORSE FIGURINE MARE & FOAL BY G.
BOCHMANN W Germany 1974" is in sale since Wednesday, August 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Animals\Horses\ Merch.The seller is "pocketbookreader" and is located in Staten Island, New York. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, South africa, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion.