Rare sculpture made by Leopold Anzengruber (1912-1979), Vienna, Austria. African woman with child model 30.

Signed: Mod. 30 HANDMADE AUSTRIA, original label

Excellent vintage condition.

Height: 9.8 inches (25 cm)

Width: 4 inches (10 cm)

Depth:  3.5 inches (9 cm)


Leopold Anzengruber was educated as a sculptor in Florence, and in 1948 he founded Anzengrüber-Keramic in Vienna. Inspired by paintings by the North African Muslims Berbere / Moors, he began to create small African figurines. They became a huge business success.

During the 1950'ies other European studios had success making similar figurines

In 1958, Anzengrüber had 96 employees.

Leopold Anzengruber, Vienna, Sculpture of African Woman and Child

SKU: 1959-551