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

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

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.

Lot details
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
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