Eagle & birds of porcelain of edward marshall boehm

Eagle & birds of porcelain of edward marshall boehm

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Antiques », English, Porcelain |

Who is Edward Marshall Boehm? Edward Marshall Boehm was and actually is, the best American sculptor of porcelain figurines of birds, eagles, birds, flowers and wildlife. His reputation is such that the Vatican Museum awarded him with the honor in 1992,, to give his name to one of the wings of the museum. He died in 1969. His wife took from this date the reins of the company boehm, founded in 1950. The prestige of the company boehm is the one of the most valued worldwide, to the point that one of the porcelain figurines of an eagle, remains in a privileged place in the White House, in Washington, for quite some time. Similarly, a big number of figurines of boehm porcelain, can be seen in more than 130 museums worldwide. Boehm had the gift of knowing how to give realism to each of his creations, his obsession was such that, as you can see in the figurine of porcelain we offer in our website, retains any wrinkles, hair, shape, color eagle; and more importantly, its size. The size of our porcelain eagle is real !!!, seems stuffed !!!. One of the most curious anecdote that has happened in our shop in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), was a client who wanted to sue me for having exposed in the front of the store a stuffed eagle …. He was not the only one who thought it; the realism of porcelain figurines is such that look real.     Among the porcelain figurines of birds, you can see a variety of around 100 different species. In each of the porcelain figurines can be seen, in a perfect way, how the artist puts the bird, eagle or all other wild animals in their own environment. The artista fills every porcelain of such realism to give the required touch to any decoration. The eagle of boehm porcelain, showed on our website is real size. His outstretched wings give such realism that the porcelain will give the dynamism required to any decoration. Its size is impressive, since the width of porcelain, due to their extended wings, is 1 meter and 23 centimeters; being 75 inches high and 53 inches deep. This porcelain belongs to a limited edition of 100 porcelain figurines, corresponding the number 25 to our piece. Its value is 21,000 euros. The parts where the eagle holds are such a perfect realism, that really looks as...

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