Sitting perfectly this gray Schnauzer is waiting for you command. his face so expressive he steels your heart.
This fine highly collectible porcelain Goebel Dog is realistically hand painted in shades of grey, black and beige, beautifully detailed, and finished with a glaze, creating a superb naturalistic finish.
He watches over the kittens beautifully.
Height - 5 inches
Length 4 inches
Width 2 1/2 inches
Goebel The Missing Bee (1979-1991) mark in blue
W Germany in blue
Mold number Incised 30110 13
Front paw incised 7
Goebel and Hummel are the two most popular Porcelain Makers in Germany. Started by the same family, the father William Goebel was the second generation he changed the name to W. Goebel Porzellanfabrik. The son, Franz, brought in the artwork of a Franciscan nun named Maria Innocentia Hummel, thus beginning the Hummel line. Goebel is know for its depiction of animals, birds and flowers. Goebel figurines are hand painted and individually cast, no two are identical.
Goebel is the mark used by W. Goebel Porzellanfabrik of Oeslau, Germany, now Rodental, Germany