Animals-Stag Theo At Trunk

Nymphenburg has been Europe’s premiere manufacturer of high-quality porcelain for over 260 years, and its pieces are displayed in design collections and museums worldwide. The technical skill and experience of their craftspeople allow them to sculpt rigid porcelain into exquisitely life-like renditions of the natural world, customizable with hand painting. This graceful figurine by Thedor Kärner, STAG THEO AT TRUNK, tested the limits of what was possible with porcelain in 1906, due to its size, difficult structure, and the fact each leaf is modeled freehand and then added to the tree.

Nymphenburg

$22,200 USD

White Biscuit
16.1" W x 8.3" D x 19.7" H
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Nymphenburg

Nymphenburg

Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg has been handcrafting finest porcelain for 260 years. Porcelain services, figures and objects of the greatest quality and purity have been produced at just this one location in the world – the Nördliches Schlossrondell in Nymphenburg – since the 18th century.

In the spirit of the company's beginnings, it is again internationally recognised designers and artists who are today shaping its profile: Barnaby Barford, Konstantin Grcic, Hella Jongerius, Reed Kram und Clemens Weisshaar, Gustavo Lins, Ted Muehling, Khashayar Naimanan and others have in recent years presented pioneering creations for contemporary porcelain design.

As one of the last, Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg still produces each individual item by hand. A fact that is appreciated by experts and collectors alike, but "the amazement of customers who are told that delivery of a four-part service will take two years shows how far removed we have become from the appreciation of artistic work and craftsmanship". (Karl Spengler, Die schönste Botschaft Bayerns an die Welt, Munich 1954, P. 9)

Since its founding 260 years ago, Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg has counted the international high aristocracy as well as embassies, churches and palaces in Germany and other countries among its customers. Its products have received many prizes and may be admired in the world's major design collections, e.g. the MoMA and the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum in New York, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, the Fondation Nationale in Paris, the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and the Neue Sammlung at the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich.

AVENUE ROAD carries a curated assortment of Nymphenburg pieces, however please click here to see their full catalogue.

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