Gladenbeck Seals/Marks

Also see FAQ #4: How do I know whether my statuette was produced by Gladenbeck?

 

 

 

Seal: Aktien-Ges. vurm, H. Gladenbeck & Sohn Friedrichshagin

 

Note: This seal contains two spelling mistakes: "VURM." should be "VORM." (an abbreviation for "vormals", meaning "formerly"), and "Friedrichshagin" should be "Friedrichshagen".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Harold Berman, Abage Encyclopedia (Bronzes, Sculptors & Founders, 1800-1930). Chicago: Abage, 1976. Vol. II: page 486, [seal no. 48].

 

 

 

 

Bronzegiesserei Gladenbeck, Friedrickshagen G.M.D.H.

 

Note: "Friedrickshagen" and the "D" in "G.M.D.H." is mispelled. The correct spelling is "Friedrichshagen" and "G.M.B.H."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Harold Berman, Abage Encyclopedia (Bronzes, Sculptors & Founders, 1800-1930). Chicago: Abage, 1980. Vol. IV: page 1208, [seal no. 82a]. 

 

 

 

Akt-Ges. H. Gladenbeck & Sohn, stamped marks, Schutzmarke

 

Note: "Friedrichshagen" is mispelled as "Friedrickshagen".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Source: Malcolm Haslam. Marks and Monograms of the Modern Movement. 1875-1930. Guildford and London: Lutterworth Press, 1977. [click on image for close-up].

 

 

 

Schutzmarke

 

"Actiengesellschaft vorm. H. Gladenbeck & Sohn, Berlin," first reported 1890

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Waltraud Neuwirth, Markenlexikon für Kunstgewerbe. Vol. 1: Deutschland. Edle und Unedle Metalle 1875-1900. Wien/Vienna: Selbstverlag Dr. Waltraud Neuwirth, 1978: page 48  (reproduced with the permission of the author).

 

 

 

Phönix

 

"Oskar Gladenbeck," first reported 1892

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Waltraud Neuwirth, Markenlexikon für Kunstgewerbe. Vol. 1: Deutschland. Edle und Unedle Metalle 1875-1900. Wien/Vienna: Selbstverlag Dr. Waltraud Neuwirth, 1978: page 30 (reproduced with the permission of the author).

 

 

 

Photo of foundry marking on Kruse's NENIKHKAMEN: Aktien Gesellschaft vorm. H. Gladenbeck & Sohn

 

Source: eBay auction 3754134117, starting time Oct-10-04 10:24:39,  PDT, Max Kruse 1854-1942 original old Bronze "NENIKHKAMEN".

 

 

 

 

 

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