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A ROSENTHAL KOREAN DANCER ART DECO FIGURINE

Lot : 12

AUCTION 16 RUSSIAN AND EUROPEAN DECORATIVE ART

Estimate: $1,500.00 - $1,800.00

Starting Price: $1,200.00

Result: $1,400.00

Condition: Very good, no chips or cracks

Dimensions: H: 16 in. (41 cm.)

Auction Date: September 28, 2019

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A rare porcelain figurine manufactured by the Rosenthal Porcelain Factory titled "Korean Dancer" Model H. 566. The figurine was designed by Constantin Holzer-Defanti, an Austrian sculptor, who worked for Rosenthal from 1918 -1927. It was made in Bavaria, Germany, ca. 1920. The figure is patterned after renowned dancer Anita Berber doing a Korean dance. The figurine is marked on the base in green ink: Selb-Bavaria and impressed number H566.