Lot 71: Franz Seifert, Chryselephantine Figure, Germany, c. 1920
December 2, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Bronze, patinated, ivory, marble
Model by Franz Seifert (1866-1951) - Austrian sculptor
On the rear of the plinth inscribed Prof. SEIFERT, as well as on the rear side of the plinth with foundry stamp
On a hexagonal marble socket sitting female chryselephantine figure in a short dress and with half-bared breast, her left arm is resting on the plinth, the right arm is stretched up
Dimensions: 21 x 27.5 x 14.2 cm
The easygoing pose of the into the distance staring female chryselephantine figure has a kind of lightness
This item can only be delivered to an address within the EU
The figure is in good condition with usual traces of cracks in the ivory. Some minimal abrasions in the patina can be found. The left hand was new fixed on the marble plinth.
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