Meissen, the model from 1907, made around 1945. Porcelain with underglazed painting in light brown colour shades. Model no. 'X 142', impressed '136'. Min. hairline crack. H. 16 cm, w. 16,5 cm, d. 16 cm. - German sculptor. Studies at the Dresden School of Arts and Crafts and the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin, member of the 'German Werkbund'. Otto Pilz was predominantly an animal sculptor. As a free lancer of the Meissen porcelain manufactory he created between 1905 and 1912 numerous plaster models and he designed also for the Schwarzburger Werkstätten and Hutschenreuther. 1905 he also began to design numerous models for bronze sculptures, mainly animal sculptors for the interior and public space.