25 October 2011
BUBBLE DANCE, CIRCA 1925
gilt-bronze, carved ivory, on black marble and onyx plinth
14¼ in. (36 cm.) high
engraved A. GODARD to plinth
Private European Collection.
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B. Catley, Art Deco and Other Figures, Woodbridge, 2003, p. 166 (example illustrated)
V. Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, London, 1992, p. 102 (example illustrated)
The figure is based on the Folies Bergére dancer Georgia Graves.
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