Aigner and 2013 for the artist on base. Marked underneath with the blue Augarten shield with crown and impressed with the words "Augarten Wien" for Vienna, "Handbemalt" for hand painted, number "1888" and hand painted number "234". Please see photos for details. Includes signed velvet-bound artist certificate of authenticity.
(champagne bottle not included; shown for scale). The Augarten Porzellanmanufaktur was founded in 1718, making it the second oldest in Europe.
It is famous among leading manufactories for the whiteness of its porcelain, its fine and delicate craftsmanship and its exquisite painting. The Gyrfalcon is the worlds largest species of falcon, and white gyrfalcons are regarded as especially noble and valuable. Matthias Claudius Aigner designed the exquisite life-sized model of the gyrfalcon and this is the most prized hand-painted version, which features authentic feather plume brush strokes and the falcon's true-to-life glistening eyes. The item "Augarten Wien Hand Painted Art Deco Porcelain Falcon Hawk Bird Aigner Gyrfalcon" is in sale since Saturday, March 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\Austrian".
The seller is "blueriver2727" and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.