This is a rare and early Vienna Bronze figure by Fritz Bermann. The Vienna Bronze is modelled as a lovely cat sitting in a red shoe. The Bronze is fine and detailed crafted and cold painted in red and white colors. On some spots the color has vanished because of the age. The figure is marked "FB" (Fritz Bermann) at the bottom of the she. The Vienna Bronze figure is dated at the first half of the 20th century.
Height: 1.2"( 30mm) Width: 1"( 25mm)
Note: BERMANN Fritz, graduated at the Vienna Art Polytechnic Institute and took over the company in 1927. He had innumerable models being created in cooperation with Viennese sculptors and modelers. He continued the production during the economic crisis of the twenties. In addition, the collection of Vienna Bronzes was expanded through the purchase of Rogner Company's models.
Early Fritz Bermann Vienna Bronze figure, first half 20th century