Gold pendant with an openwork entrelac design from the drawing board of Archibald Knox and dating from circa 1905. Set with a central blister pearl drop and with a turquoise matrix lower drop, this pendant…
Ornately framed oil on canvas by the German born artist Dietz Edzard (1893-1963). This is an atmospheric half length portrait of an elegantly dressed young woman taking refreshment whilst seated on a verandah raised above…
Little cabinet vase from Loetz in opaque ‘Candia’ glass with a trefoil rim, further decorated with an applied Art Nouveau ‘Silberiris’ design in pure silver. Loetz collaborated with a company in the US known as…
Pewter flower dish from WMF with the original green cut glass removable liner. So Art Nouveau, with its flowing outline, featuring an openwork whiplash design framing leaves and berries of ivy. Originally electro-plated but most…
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‘La Vague’ by Raymond Guerbe*
Striking Art Deco fonte d’art figure of a nude girl about to jump over an approaching wave.
Naturalistically modelled, she’s captured in a delightful pose with her hands clenched and arms raised as the wave breaks in front of her.
With a double patination of olive green incorporating brownish highlights and signed R. Guerbe (one of the pseudonyms used by Pierre Le Faguays). This little sculpture was cast at the Le Verrier foundry in Paris and dates from 1925-30.
The height is approximately 19.5 cm.