R, Selb Blackamoor Porcelain Figurines, circa 1930, signed K. A wonderful pair of blackamoor boys porcelain figurines depicting two young boys wearing turkish attire, carrying trays of food and a wine ewer. Tutter received his artistic training in Austria. Here he studied eight semesters at an art school. He completed his one and a half year private study in drawing and painting with Josef Mayr.
During the First World War. Tutter was imprisoned for six years, which he spent in Eastern Siberia. Here he modeled in the State Museum of Regional Studies under the direction of the explorer Vladimir Arsenjew.He then worked as a modeller at the Royal privilaged Porcelain Factory in Tettau. He then worked for the Sitzendorfer porcelain factory.
In 1922 he became a modeller at Lorenz Hutschenreuther Porcelain Factory. Soon he and Carl Werner held the artistic direction of the art department.They both contributed significantly to the success of the manufactory. Tutter created a diverse ceramic work there until 1956. Tutter mastered the language of design. With great imagination he created expressive and easy-to-sell sculptures.
The palette of his designs ranged from pompous, lovely putti candlesticks to strictly stylized figures in the style of Art Deco. He participated in exhibitions in Prague, in Munich at the Great German Art Exhibition in the House of German Art.
As well as in Regensburg, Bayreuth, Kulmbach and elsewhere. Very good overall age appropriate condition, one minor chip to the underneath of a fish tail (one of the fish in the basket). Please look at photo # 10.
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