Genuine signed Carl Hagenauer Brass Monkey Riding a Rocking Rabbit
Hand made brass monkey on rocking horse (rabbit)
43mm high 40mm long 24mm wide
Carl Hagenauer (1872 - 1928) founded what became the Werkstätte Hagenauer Wien in 1898. He began as an apprentice at Würbel & Czokally, a silverware producer in Vienna. He then trained as a goldsmith before founding his own business, one of many in Vienna producing small figurines and useful objects. His workshop produced his own designs and those of other artists such as Josef Hoffmann and Otto Prutscher. His sons Karl (1898 - 1956) and Franz (1906 - 1986) both became renowned designers.