MEISSEN PORCELAIN BULL ELK ERICH OEHME 1941: Unique Meissen B”ttgersteinzeug Porcelain 12 point Bull Elk (often called a Stag) by the famous artist and sculptor Erich Oehme, (1889-1970). This extraordinarily rare Third Reich boettger steinzeug Bull Elk is formed on a rectangular naturalistic terrain base. The Elk carries Erich Oehme's signature proudly at the top rear of the base below a set of Meissen crossed swords, followed by the date of 1941. The base is marked underneath ''STAATLICH MEISSEN B™TTGERSTEINZEUG'' with the Meissen crossed swords deeply inscribed alongside. The antlers are individually removable and measure approximately 9'' long. This piece has survived 81 years of moving around the world. A rare fine porcelain survivor of the notorious and infamous Third Reich. Erich Oehme was a German sculptor best known for his strongly interpreted models of stylized and fluid animals in a red-brown clay called B”ttger steinzeug. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dresden. Approx. 18'' h x 21'' l x 5.5'' d. Est. $600/1000**
CONDITION: Loss & repair at one antler.