Sculpture, Glücksschweine - partly marked / numbered (6) - Bronze (cold painted) - First half 20th century

Description
Sculpture, Glücksschweine - partly marked / numbered (6) - Bronze (cold painted) - First half 20th century
Austria

A collection of six Viennese bronze lucky pigs (Glücksschweine) beautifully cold-painted with a huge eye for detail and expression for which is known by enthusiasts and/or collectors worldwide.
A number clearly marked: F.B.W. (Fritz Bermann Wien) and/or numbered.
The lucky pigs were offered as a souvenir in Vienna for the bourgeois visitors (read the more fortunate) to take with them for the people back home or loved ones.
In the Middle Ages, pigs were already associated with happiness.
The weight is a total of 446 grams.
The dimensions vary.
The small is 3 high 4 wide 2 cm deep.
Shipping and packaging will be done with great care and attention.

Lot details
No. of items
6
Object
Glücksschweine - partly marked / numbered, Sculpture
Material
Bronze (cold painted)
Model/ Name
Glücksschweine
Estimated Period
First half 20th century
Country of Origin
Austria
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
5×4×3 cm
Weight
446 g
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