London, South Kensington
9 February 2000
'THE CAPTURED BIRD', A POLYCHROME POTTERY FIGURE
BY GOLDSCHEIDER, FROM A MODEL BY LORENZL, 1920s
modelled as a female dancer poised on tiptoes with arms outspread, wearing skull cap and elaborate dress with wide 'butterfly wing' sleeves, in shades of blue, brown, yellow and cream, on a domed oval base, printed factory mark, impressed numerals 5230 11 (restoration)
19 1/2in. (49.5cm.) diam.
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C.f. Victor Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, Academy Editions, 1992, p.136 for a similar example.
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