Lalique "Cinq Chevaux", Five Horses, was created for Andre Citroen and the introduction of his new 5CV (5 horsepower) model launched at the 1925 Intl Expo of the Decorative and Industrial Arts in Paris. All mascots were introduced between 1925 and 1931& Lalique produced 30 glass mascots (well, there was a 31st, but it was produced exclusively for Britain's royal family). Today, only three complete sets of the 30 Lalique hood ornaments remain.
Exceptional Bronze and Ivory Sculpture >>> France 1930's A bronze and ivory figure of a dancer, cast and carved from a model by Chiparus or Laurent Heley, inscribed Chiparus on its onyx and marble base. This model, mounted with an additional figure and signed by Laurent Hely is illustrated in "Art Deco and Other Figures" by Bryan Catley. This figure, with the Chiparus inscription, is very similar in style to other figures by Chiparus such as "Dancer of Kapurthala" or "Les Amis de Toujours".
Bronze Nude by Edward Field Sanford >>> USA 1929 Art Deco patinated and gilt bronze sculpture of a nude woman holding a cherub. It is a miniature version of a lifesize statue placed in front of the state capital building in Sacramento, California. Signed 'Sanford 1929.'
Enormous 1930's Art Deco Sculpture after Chiparus >>> A monumental art deco sculpture in plaster after Demetre H. Chiparus' "L'age du Bronze", 1928, Paris. This incredible sculpture depicts man's mastery over the elements and would be a great focal point in a commercial, athletic or industrial office lobby, etc
‘Penthesilia, Queen of the Amazons’ by Marcel-Andre Bouraine. >>> France. Circa 1925. ‘Penthesilia, Queen of the Amazons’, a cire perdue bronze Art Deco statue by Marcel Bouraine cast c. 1925 by Susse Frerès Fondeurs, Paris, signed BOURAINE in the bronze. > Marcel-André Bouraine is thought to have created this impressive symbol of Art Deco in 1925, and it is known to exist in three sizes, 20 inch; 32 inch; and a unique version of 75 inches in length.
'Aviator' bronze by Frederick Focht (b.1879) >>> A highly expressive large-scale gilded bronze sculpture of a stylized 'Speed God' by Paris-born Frederic Focht. The bronze figure placed on top of the crest of a wave, the whole mounted on a black and figured oval marble socle. Marked FREDERICK FOCHT in the bronze.