The Hutschenreuther Company was founded in 1814 by C M Hutschenreuther (1794-1845) in Bavaria, Germany. In 1857 his son, Lorenz, established a porcelain factory in Selb. The companies expanded from 1902-1969 and during 2000 they have become part of the Rosenthal group.
This wonderful figure of the fishing boy is all white with a high glaze. He is standing proudly holding a fish net in his right hand. His catch of two fish are held by his left hand. This is part of Hutschenreuther's Art Deco series, Creative Moments, circa 1970's. The figurine measures 7" in height and is stamped in green with the Hutschenreuther Selb mark. The back-stamp is partially covered by the original paper label. The base is also incised 'G Granget' the designer. Gunther R Granget is one of the leading names in porcelain making industry of the 20th century. He studied sculpture with professor Trummer in Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe. He worked for Hutschenreuther in 1956 - 1970 and was a leader of Hutschenreuther's Art Department in 1984 - 1996. There are no cracks, chips or repairs.
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