1923 Rosenthal Ariadne Porcelain Figure Figurine
Rosenthal figurine of Ariadne - daughter of King Minos of Crete from Greek Mythology. Minos put Ariadne in charge of the labyrinth where sacrifices were made as part of reparations (either to Poseidon or to Athena, depending on the version of the myth); later, she helped Theseus overcome the Minotaur and save the potential sacrificial victims. In other stories, she became the bride of the god Dionysus, with the question of her being mortal or a goddess varying in those accounts. Eautiful over - glaze hand painted figurine of a nude in natural tones arranging a wreath of flowers on her head, gilded. Modelled by Albert Caasmann in 1914. Marked and dated to base Rosenthal Kunstabteilung Selb-Bavaria. In accordance with present marks this particular figure was made in 1923 ref. Catalog " Rosenthal, 100 years of Porcelain " Kestner Museum, Hanover. 15 cm high, base is 10 cm wide x 5.5 cm deep. In excellent condition, no damage or repairs. The item "1923 Rosenthal Ariadne Porcelain Figure Figurine" is in sale since Friday, January 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Figurines". The seller is "optimistic555" and is located in CPH. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Australia.
- Maker: Rosenthal
- Primary Material: Ceramic & Porcelain
- Age: 1900-1940
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Style: Art-Deco
- Country/Region of Origin: Germany