MICHAEL POWOLNY (1871-1954)
The present lot at the Frühjahrsausstellung Österreichischer Kunstgewerbe, 1912
MICHAEL POWOLNY (1871-1954)

A GLAZED, PAINTED AND ENAMELED CERAMIC FIGURE, CIRCA 1910

Details
MICHAEL POWOLNY (1871-1954)
A Glazed, Painted and Enameled Ceramic Figure, circa 1910
manufactured by the Wiener Keramik, Vienna
18 in. (45.7 cm.) high
impressed MP and WK, painted W 286
Literature
P. Bamet and M. Wilkinson, exhibition catalogue, The Decorative Arts, 1900: Highlights from Private Collections in Detroit, Detroit, The Detroit Institute for the Arts, 1993, p. 97 for an illustration of this sculpture.
D. Baroni and A. d'Auria, Josef Hoffmann e la Wiener Werkstätte, Milan, 1981, p. 140, ill. 345 for an illustration of this sculpture.
L. W. Rochowanski, Wiener Keramik, Vienna, 1923, p. 30 for an illustration of this sculpture.
Exhibited
Vienna, Österreichisches Museum für Kunst und Indistrie, Frühjahrsausstellung Östenreichischer Kunstgewerbe, 1912.
Detroit, The Detroit Institute of Arts, The Decorative Arts, 1900: Highlights from Private Collections in Detroit, November 1993 - January 1994.

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