Sculptural Dance Figures
The movement and balance of the body during dancing offers a myriad of fascinating shapes and forms for the artist. With added elegance and passion there is no shortage of inspiration to be captured. Even the most abstract artistic interpretation of dance can express the free spirit of a body in creative motion. I’d venture to say that dance was the original performing art, evolving from the spontaneous expression of spiritual forces during tribal gatherings and also developed as a vehicle…
Hyliothrope Terracota Bust by Goldscheider
A fine terra cotta sculpture modeled by artist A. Bertrand and created by Goldscheider of Vienna. Entitled Hyliothrope, this bust is a fantastic example of Art Nouveau sculpture. According to the stamped production number, this bust is one of a series of 115. The bust is featured in the text entitled Goldscheider by Ora Pinhas ~ German Sculpture, Antique Sculpture ~ M.S. Rau Antiques
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The Life and Work of Clarice Cliff From humble beginnings, Clarice Cliff flourished to become one of the most influential ceramic artists of the 20th Century. Choosing to become a highly atypical “career woman”, Cliff broke the barrier that generally separated men and women in the workplace to become the Art Director for two adjoining ...
Goldscheider Austrian Art Deco Porcelain Figurine BLONDER TRAUM
Stephen Dakon (1904 - 1992) Created this beautiful Austrian art deco porcelain figurine ca. 1932 for the Vienna firm Friederich Goldscheider. The figure of a lovely woman holding the hem of her dress aloft is titled 'Blonder Traum' (Dreamy Blond) and is modeled after the actress Lillian Harvey. The 13' high sculpture is number 6606 in the company records
Highly Stylized DECO 1930s Goldscheider Wein Art Deco Girl with Book Bag & Dog
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A fantastic terracotta work attributed to the esteemed Bohemian firm of Bernhard Bloch (1836-1909). Entitled Jeune Maure au Panier, this work features vibrantly painted colors over a white terra cotta cast. Bloch was one of the top producers of figural terra cotta works and his pieces are prized by collectors. He founded his firm in 1871, which was run under his name until 1940. Circa 1900 ~ 19th Century Terra Cotta, Sculpture, Fine Art ~ M.S. Rau Antiques
Sakka-ha, Terra Cotta Figure by Goldscheider
This striking terra cotta figure is the work of the famed Goldscheider Manufactory. This exceptional piece is crafted in the form of an African maiden bearing a jug of water. Goldscheider is well-known for its excellence in the Orientalist style. This work, entitled Sakka-ha, is one of the firm's most captivating pieces ~ 19th Century Sculpture, German Sculpture, Goldscheider terracotta sculpture, art deco, art nouveau ~ M.S. Rau Antiques
Art Nouveau Terracotta Sculpture of Cleopatra by the Goldscheider Foundry
An Art Nouveau terracotta sculpture of Cleopatra by the Goldscheider Foundry. Signed "Perigot" on base. Good vintage condition with age appropriate wear. A few scuff marks.