Up for offer is this rare porcelain figurine titled "Levade". This is one of eight figures in the Spanish Riding School series from the world famous Vienna Porcelain Manufactory Augarten.
The "Weiner Porzellanmanufaktur Augarten" was founded in 1718 and is the second oldest in Europe. Augarten is famous for the pure "whiteness" of its porcelain. "Levade" and the other Spanish Riding School figurines, were created by world renowned artist Professor Albin Dobrich who worked for the manufactory from 1924 until 1930. The Spanish Riding School is well known for its equestrian spectacles. Each figure in the series captures one of the haute ecole (high school) steps and movements.
The Spanish Rider Series was comprised of Courbette, Levade with rider, Levade without rider, Pirouette, Piaffe, Trot, In the posts and Capriole. Many separate parts were used when making Levade. Using techniques that required years of development. Horse and rider stands 25cm tall.On the base of the figurine is the "Wien Augarten" porcelain mark. This horse and rider is in. Condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. View My Other Items For Sale.
If you have any questions please do not hesitiate to contact me on 07754 550764. The item "VIENNA AUGARTEN WIEN PORCELAIN SPANISH RIDING SCHOOL HORSE & RIDER LEVADE" is in sale since Monday, August 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Porcelain/China\Continental". The seller is "adwil1346" and is located in Ripley.
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