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Panzerregiment 35 "Heinrich der Löwe" ceramics figure - Meissen

Panzerregiment 35 "Heinrich der Löwe" ceramics figure - Meissen

LOT 54-0521
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Auction ended        25th September 2021  |  07:46 pm CEST
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STARTING PRICE: EUR 8.000,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %

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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
MATERIAL
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LOT 54-0521
EAN 2000000579504
LOT 54-0521
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
EAN 2000000579504
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
MAKER
WEIGHT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
LOT 54-0521
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000579504
MAKER
WEIGHT
Germany 1918 - 1945
Panzerregiment 35 "Heinrich der Löwe" ceramics figure - Meissen


Description

The figure shows "Heinrich der Löwe". Made from ceramics, the so-called "Böttgersteinzeug". It was manufactured by Meissen. The figure was a gift from Kavallerie-Regiment 17 officer's corps to the newly established Panzerregiment 35 (both regiments based in Bamberg), dated  "1. November 1938" (it was the date of the foundation of the PzR 35). The rider "sits" upon a pedestal which is decorated with a lion emblem. The artist's name "Richard Schulze"  and the production year "1937" as well as the Meissen maker's mark is graved into the base of the statue. Several restored areas (sword, ears, reins, neck, stirrups).

Height: 47 cm.

Weight: 5,5 kg.

The ceramic figure sits upon an oval, black-painted, wooden base. Front side with an engraved silver plate (21 x 27,5 cm) showing the engraved dedication. The round silver plate with the monogram of the donor "PzR 35" is mounted on the reverse side.

Height: 44,5 cm

Weight: 19,1 kg.

A  very large piece, total height: 91,5 cm.

An impressive statue of high quality.


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