Quite delightful oil on canvas portrait of a young girl, perhaps no older than seven or eight years of age, painted by the French artist Édouard Alexandre Sain (1830-1910). Dressed in her Sunday best clothes…
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Square columnar glass vase from Legras MontJoye made at their Pantin glassworks around 1910. Primarily of clear glass, smooth on the inside and acid etched on the outer, giving a dappled and frosted appearance. Decorated…
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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.