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"Samson and the Lion," Large, Rare Art Deco Sculptural Panel with Tile Mosaic

US$4,250

About

A tour de force example of Art Deco wall sculpture, this depiction of Samson slaying the lion was made by Valentin Shabaeff, a Russian-Canadian artist who settled in Montreal. Shabaeff became known for bas relief sculptures executed in ceramic, often large mosaics for commercial and residential projects, such as a panel with nudes and deer for the Hotel Vancouver. This scene is full of energy and vividly finished, and the glazes include a brilliant gold around the edges, and subtle shades of purple, slate-blue and chartreuse elsewhere. The panel is signed on the lower right hand corner.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 33.25 in. (84.46 cm)Width: 25 in. (63.5 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    GlazedCeramic
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1930s
  • Condition
    Overall excellent; one mosaic piece missing; wood panel shows vertical splits and water spotting.
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU86519247433

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    US$175 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Philadelphia, PA
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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