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