Vintage Pitcher Löwenkäpmfer Transferware Germany – 1960s

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Löwenkäpmfer translates from German to “The Lion Fighter”, and the image on this porcelain pitcher is from a life-sized bronze equestrian statue created in 1858 by Albert Wolff, installed outside the Altes Museum in Berlin, Germany. Greek in origin, depicting a naked rider on a a rearing horse with a lion underfoot; the lion is making one last desperate attempt to swipe the underside of the horse with his claws, while the rider is in the moment just before the spear drops to finish the lion. This lovely pitcher was a souvenir from a visit to this area in the 1960s, no marks or stamps, white bisque with a glossy finish and blue transferware image. This piece is in very good condition with some light crazing to the finish from age, and one of the horse images has a blurred area on the right hock (see picture), no cracks or chips. C1960s, measures 7 ¼ inches tall x 3 inches wide base x 14 inches circumference.

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