London, South Kensington
20 September 2000
A GREEN PATINATED BRONZE FIGURE
CAST FROM A MODEL BY GEORGES LAVROFF, 1930s
modelled as a snarling stylised tigress, on sloping black onyx base, signed G.Lavroff in the bronze and impressed numerals 8920
24 1/2in. (62cm.) diam.
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C.f. Victor Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, Academy, London, 1992, p.120 for illustration of silvered bronze version of this model.
Siberian-born Georges Lavroff moved to Paris in 1927 and exhibited at the Salon des Indépendents and the Salon d'Automne from 1928 onwards.
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