• Leading Lights  auction at Christies

    Sale 5943

    Leading Lights

    25 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    JOSEF LORENZL (1892-1950) FOR GOLDSCHEIDER

    'THE CAPTURED BIRD (BUTTERFLY GIRL)' TRIPLE FIGURAL LAMP, CIRCA 1927

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JOSEF LORENZL (1892-1950) FOR GOLDSCHEIDER
    'THE CAPTURED BIRD (BUTTERFLY GIRL)' TRIPLE FIGURAL LAMP, CIRCA 1927
    ceramic modelled as three dancing female figures, hand painted in colours, signed in the plinth Lorenzl, the underside printed HAND - DECORATED MADE IN AUSTRIA GOLDSCHEIDER WIEN and painted J XXVII D1 and incised 5530 5 10 (restored)
    21¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high excluding bulb socket


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    Literature

    Ora Pinhas, Goldscheider, Somerset, 2006, p. 120 (design illustrated)