” Exotic Birds of Nymphenburg ” of Nymphenburg Palace -Gardens
” Exotic Birds of Nymphenburg ” are among some of the finest works in Porcelians created in the early 20 century at Nymphenburg Porcelains Works .
Of this period designers such as Luise Terletzki-Scherf Student of Josef Wackerle concerned herself with the subject of exotic birds some twenty years later after the master Josef Wackerle .The cockatoo ( circa 1929) is considered to be one of her most magnificent and beautiful designs greatly influenced by the events In the late 1800s items began to feature creatures ranging from elephants and exotic birds to dogs and turtles, with those by sculptor Luise Terletzky-Scherf being particularly well received.The black contours of the bird and the accentuated orange of its plumage, which is otherwise so sparsely colored, bears testimony to the great artistic craftsmanship and a design that is contemporary to this day , along with European Pigeons ( often referred to as Pair of Doves ) and the later Circus Animals are still a favorite with many collectors . Many others were executed by this designer and others of the early 20 Centuries at the Porcelains work .
Other fine works are those by Karner and Josef Wackerle of the best noted and loved by today’s collectors .
These can be seen at ;
Luise Terletzki-Scherf Cockatoo, First designed in 1941 with The detail in the porcelain shows fine artistry. It is beautifully hand painted. It truly portrays this proud bird in all his splendor. This peacock is a rare find in…
James Stow & Anthony Yau
Candlewood Yankee Fine Arts