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Art Deco Bronze and Marble 'Polar Bear' Vide Poche by Lavroff

$9,966.34

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Georges Lavroff (Georgi Dmitrievich Lavrov, Russian 1895-1991) A charming French Cubist Art Deco-era vide poche, the portoro marble dish of horseshoe shape is surmounted by a performing bear in patinated bronze, balancing a gilded ball on his nose and holding another between his paws. Signed indistinctly to the lower rear of the bear. This model is illustrated in the book 'Georges Lavroff: un Sculpteur Russe à Paris en 1930', by Claude Mazzucotelli & Pierre Kastelyn, published in 2011, pp 22.

Details

  • Creator
    Georges Lavroff (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6 in. (15.24 cm)Width: 6.5 in. (16.51 cm)Depth: 7 in. (17.78 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    PatinatedBronze,PolishedMarble
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1930
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. The patination is in very good order and the marble has recently been polished. There are three little nibbles on the leading edge of the marble tray, one large and two small, and one at the back of the tray (see images).
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 65111stDibs: LU868014707322

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  • Shipping
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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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