Birds-Shrike

Remarkable statuettes of various animals have been long-standing cornerstones of Nymphenburg’s repertoire. Their centuries of experience and technical skill allow them to craft exquisitely life-like renditions of the natural world from delicate, rigid porcelain. The SHRIKE is a re-issue of Theodor Kärner’s 1912 design, available in bisque white or with hand-painted customizable detailing, making this piece a timeless and classic choice for any sophisticated interior décor.

Nymphenburg

$560 USD

White Biscuit
5.1" W x 3.1" D x 6.3" 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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