Antique terracotta relief created ca. 1900-1920 on the famous Austrian porcelain and ceramic manufactory of Carl Ernst David Wahliss (1837 Sachsony -1900 Vienna), whcich had factories in Turn_Teplitz and Vienna , probably by his sons Hans and Erich, who taken over the company of father in 1905 , the manufactory had the trade in London, England and Vienna. This terracotta relief have a very iinteresting subject giving evidence of those time and showing with humor a monkey family from Marocco by the caffee and reading the advertisement announcement over emigration to America by sea from Spain.
Literature: Anton Kreuzer Kärntner Biographische Skizzen, 12.-20. Jahrhundert, Klagenfurt 2001, S. 89-92; in on-line: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Ernst_David_Wahliss
Inscription: pressed mark "Made in Austria, Wahliss, Turn-Wien".
Technique: Coloured terracotta relief.
Measurements: w 21 1/4" x h 16 1/2 " ( 54 x 42 cm ) .
Condition : very good .