The contrast of the stark, rough matt surface of the background with the rich glossy blue emphasises the foals elegance and innocent charm, giving it a sort. Mid-century art from Germany, Ulm.
Possibly dating back to the 60's or 70's. No chips or cracks or unpleasant odours. There is some minor crazing to the blue glaze of the horse which is normal for an item of this age and high-gloss glazes such as this (see photos).There is one burst glaze bubble near the nose of the horse which occurred during the manufacturing process but this is not very noticeable as it is completely. Blue inside (see image 3). The background glaze has a matt glaze in a muted plum / burgundy colour. The colour of the foal is a gorgeous dark blue with turquoise highlights. The edges of the wall plaque are black with a matt finish. Incised signature at the bottom left corner. Marked on the back with the Schaffenacker studio stamp (no form number). There is also an old shop or gallery sticker attached to the back which was based in the German city Brunswick / Braunschweig. This is a must for any keen Schaffenacker collector as it's one of the most tender and evocative examples of his wall plaques... In the past 5 years that I've been collecting, I have only ever come across the same Shaffenacker design two other times, but the glaze and colours were not. Half as nice as this one. This one is very similar to the one pictured in the book titled "Deutsche Keramik" by M. Thomas but that one was a larger size (68 x 21cm).
Approximate packaged weight : 4.7 Kg. Fragile items to a high standard. Or lost in the post. If sent to a non EU country but so far none of my non-EU customers have had to pay any extra charges.
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I carefully inspect all items for sale and strive to make my photos as accurate as possible both in terms of colour, tone and condition. However, the true colour of glazes or general appearance of items may vary slightly to photographs (which can never be 100% accurate). The base or back e. All vintage items are "used". Items so may show signs of wear on the base of the object (or back of wall plaques)."Excellent condition" generally means no damage and no obvious or noticeable signs of wear. "Very good condition" means no damage but has some noticeable minor signs of wear, even if this is mainly when viewed up close but is not. Noticeable when the item is viewed on display.
For the most noticeable signs of wear, I will try to be as descriptive as possible (unlike most sellers) to avoid disappointment when the item. However, please bear in mind that I have a tendency to be pedantic and over-scrupulous so please do not be put off by my detailed.Descriptions of imperfections or signs of wear! When I show close-up photos of scuff marks or other imperfections (such as glaze crazing or manufacturing flaws), they tend to look worse /.
More prominent than to the eye (in person), so please also bear this in mind. Regardless of condition, hand made vintage ceramics can often have marks to the base (or back of wall plaques) either from wear or from the. Manufacturing process (such as scuff marks or indentations / small chips) which I do not consider imperfections or damage, unless it is visible.
When the item is on display or if it affects the stability or function of the item. Items have been cleaned and stored in a non-smoking (and Corona-shielding) household. As well as packing the. Item securely for a safe return. (ideally in it's original packaging).
The item "Schaffenacker rare ceramic wall plaque foal Fohlen German mid-century art" is in sale since Friday, June 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Pottery\Studio".The seller is "kiln-place-studio-ceramics" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.