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Viennese bronze - Glücksschweine (2) - Bronze (cold painted) - about 1900

Lot reference 30511289

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$312 Bidder 4431
08-11-2019 15:44:02
$278 Bidder 3392
05-11-2019 19:59:41


No. of items: 2
Object: Viennese bronze - Glücksschweine
Material: Bronze (cold painted)
Estimated Period: about 1900
Country of Origin: Austria
Condition: Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions: 4×5×3 cm
Weight: 123 g

Unique collectables: Two beautiful Viennese bronzes in the form of laughing lucky pigs with beautiful painting and patina.
Marked: But unclear.

Glücksschwein: Lucky pig; In the Middle Ages, pigs were apparently already associated with luck.
These piggies were offered in that time in Vienna
as a souvenir for the bourgeois visitors (read the more fortunate) to take with them for the people back home or loved ones.
And the expression is incredibly handsome.

The small one has the dimensions: High 3 wide 4 deep 2 cm.

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