Greta Garbo by Podany

Austrian art deco ceramic wall mask modelled as Greta Garbo I believe.

Designed by Rudolf Podany signed and stamped to the back Keramos made in Austria and model number is 923.

Beautifully hand painted with vivid blue hair and eyes.

Podany who worked with Goldscheider, set up his own company – Keramos Wiener Kunstermika Vienna ceramics company which in 1939 joined forces with Porzellanmanufaktur Bruder Wolf KG to become Keramos.

Among the owners were two sculptors/ceramists Robert Obsieger and Rudolf Podany.

The company produces earthenware statues and many wall masks which were designed by Stephan Dakon, Rudolf Podany and Ina Eisenbeisser.

8.25 inches (21cm) high.

In very good condition with one small chip where the back edge meets the chin – not visible when wall hung.

REF Plq1357


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