Rosenthal – Ariadne by Cassmann –
A charming early 20th century porcelain figurine of a kneeling girl designed by artist sculptor Albert Cassmann (1886-1968) for Rosenthal, Germany. This work is titled Ariadne and was designed in c1912. This example is mainly white with blue patterned sarong and facial details. It is fully marked on the underside with printed factory marks for c1920 and moulded mdel numbers K345. It is also signed on the plinth “A Cassmann”.
Ariadne, from Greek myth, was the daughter of Minos, King of Crete and in charge of the Labyrinth in which, Theseus, the son of King Aegeus, had volunteered to kill the Minotaur. Ariadne fell in love at first sight, and helped him by giving him a ball of thread so that he could find his way out of the Minotaur’s labyrinth.
|Printed and moulded marks on the underside.||Excellent – No chips, cracks or restorations.|
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