Augarten Vienna – Spanish Riding School
The Pirouette is one of eight figures in the Spanish Riding School series from the Viennese Porcelain Manufactory Augarten and each figure is made of 68 different single pieces to achieve the highest quality.
The rider is wearing his parade uniform, which includes a red tailcoat with golden epaulettes and borders. The horse’s double bridle is black with gold trim and the mane and tail is also decorated with gilded tassels.
The oval base with gilt inscription Courbette – Spanisch Reitschule; Hofburg Wien .
Prof. Albin Döbrich creator, 1926.
Underneath: underglaze-blue crown over a beehive over Wein and red mark of the Porcelain Manufactory Augarten;
Large size: stands 30 cm high.
Condition: Excellent, no damages to the porcelain or gilding, checked with UV light.
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