Theodor Kärner Porcelains at Nymphenburg Porcelains


   Theodor Kärner  Porcelains at Nymphenburg Porcelains

For many collectors the works of Theodor Kärner Outstanding Works of Nymphenburg Porcelains ranks some of the best works in Birds figurines of the Early 20 Century and that of European Decorative Art in Porcelians of the period , perhaps the best after Meissen in the previous centuries.

Theodor Kärner ( 1884 – 1966 in Munich) was a German Porcelain Artist best known for his animal sculptors.Theodor Kärner first trained 1898-1903 training as the Modeler Hutschenreuther. A bit Later attended the sculptor class of professor Heinrich Waderé (1865-1950) as well as the class for decorative plastics of professor Anton Pruska (1846-1930) .at the Bavarian college of arts and crafts in Munich. Between 1914 and 1921 he was with the animal painter a professor Heinrich von Zügel (1850-1941)

During the period 1905 to 1918 he worked in fixed employment as a sculptor in the Porzellanmanufaktur Nymphenburg in Munich. Between 1918 and 1934 then as free coworkers at the company Rosenthal in same. 1917 bought Philipp Rosenthal (1855-1937) the porcelain work at station same. Although belonging to the AG, it remained first private property of the company owner. Around 1922 there the production of art and Zierporzellan began in its entirety. Starting from this time Theodor Kärners might have to be counted there on the constant cooperation.

Theodor Kärner in April 1938 followed an appointment as the professor at the academy of the forming arts Munich. 1940 it participated in the large German art exhibition in „the house of the German art “in Munich.

Kärner was in the years 1947-1953 directors/conductors of the art department of the porcelain factory Eduard Haberländer in Windischeschenbach. There a part of the collection was taken over and continued to produce.

Rosenthal empolyed Theodor Kärner 1953 again as a free coworker and transferred the art department from Windischeschenbach with all Allacher Kärner models, which were implemented up to the locking of the art department in same there in the same year.
Theodor Kärner: created Beautifully executed models for Nymphenburg Porcelains Factory of Birds including the Nymphenburg Porcelain Cockatoo Figurine with Wings Spread and Nymphenburg Hand Colored Peacock .The artist died in 1966

His works  and others can be seen at;

James Stow & Anthony Yau
Candlewood Yankee Fine Arts




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