Rosenthal – Selb – Bavaria

Lore Friedrich-Gronau

Figurine Of Child With Chicks

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Lore Friedrich-Gronau
Child With Chicks

Being offered on this auction is figurine of Child With Chicks made by Rosenthal China , Selb , Bavaria , Germany . Sculptor Lore Friedrich-Gronau (1908 – 2002) designed this figurine in 1937. She worked for Rosenthal in 1937 – 1961 and was the author of more than 40 figurines. Figurine on this auction has her initials incised behind girl. This porcelain group is colored model 1640. Girl’s dress is in light blue. She has light brown hair. Chicks are in yellow. Sculpture stands on pedestal. It is in light green imitating grass. Figurine is marked on the backside with standard ‘Rosenthal Germany’ mark in green dating production of c. 1957. Other marking is incised 1640 on the backside. T is also number 7000 and ‘Handgemalt’ (meaning handpainted) written in green on the backside and signed with initials of production painter SA. We do not know the name of this artist.

Figurine measures about 3 1/8” x 2 5/8” on the base and stands 5” tall. Condition is immaculate with no cracks or chips found. Colors are bright and vibrant. It looks
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