A terracotta nouveau maiden by Blasche. Made by Reps and Trinte – Magdeburger Kunstwerkstatten of Magdeburg, Saxony, c1900. It bears their pre 1910 mark; ‘R & T Mgdbg Gesetzl Geschibz’. The company was founded by Carl Reps in 1889 and made artworks in terracotta, marble and bronze. They exhibited at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904. This terracotta figure is signed Blasche and is stamped with the makers marks.
Measures 18 inches (46cm) high.