31 October 1996,
Price realised GBP 1,495
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
An Austrian carved ivory figure of a statesman
By Leopold Schrödl, Dated 1868
Standing by a tree-stump, wearing a frock-coat and 'embroidered' waistcoat, on a circular base signed v. Schrödl. f. 68, on a cylindrical veined red marble plinth, on square base
The figure: 8½in. (21.5cm.) high
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Born at Währing, near Vienna, in 1841, Leopold was the son of the ivory carver, Norbert Michael Schrödl. Apprenticed to his father, he also worked in ivory, stone, wood and bronze.
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