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Terracotta page 8

Crackle Glaze Foals Group by Goldscheider
A lovely 1930's Austrian craquelier of a pair of foals measuring 9 inches high and bearing the Goldscheider stamp under the base and signed Melsner. Excellent condition.

Ref: CH693 . . . £395

Cubist Bookends by Rivet
French white terracotta cubist lady reading a book, bookends. Signed L. Rivet to the base. Each has a gold patina and silver highlighting to the hair and measures 13.25 inches (33cm) long. Condition is vintage but good.

Ref: OF150 . . . £565 the pair

l'air Songeur' by Granger
GRANGER, Genevieve (1877-1967). Sculptor and Ceramist, studied under Henri DUBOIS, became a member of the Society of French artists in 1899, winning a medal from them in 1927. A former member of the Salon of Artistes and decorators.
Top quality terracotta lady with windswept hair and scarf, with fabulous speckled polychrome enamel glazed finish. Made by the Etling foundry, marked to the base Etling, Granger and Marcelle Guillard. Similar items can be found in the 'Les Craqueles' art deco book. Marcel Guillard formed a workshop with Andre Fau in Boulogne-on-Seine. When the company folded in 1926 Guillard continued with the financial help of Etling. Hence the two makers marks on the base.They produced many pieces for the Paris Arts decorative exhibitions. It measures 12.75 inches long by 5 deep by 10.75 (32.5cm x 12.5 x 27.5). In exceptional condition.

Ref: CH1343 . . . £995

Chiparus 'Maiden with Lamb'
Terracotta girl and lamb in typical Chiparus style with green patination and stylised hair, signed in the base and bearing the Editions Reveyrolis, Paris stamp. In good condition with just some minor patina wear and a few tiny chips to the base. Measures 23.5 inches (60cm) long, 6.5 inches (17cm) deep and total height is 16 inches (40cm). She appears in the 2nd edition Chiparus book by Alberto Shayo, page 248.

Ref: OF206 . . . £995

'Plentitude' by Chiparus
A green patinated terracotta nude with the Chiparus zigzag hair detail and signed to the base D. H. Chiparus. She is in very good original condition with just a couple of small areas of patina loss and no damage. Measures 18.5 inches wide, 17 inches high and 8.5 inches deep (47cm x 43cm x 22cm). Refer to the 2nd Chiparus book by Alberto Shayo, page 247.

Ref: OF208 . . . £2,295

L'Automne by Guerbe
Wonderful terracotta nude signed Guerbe, wife of Pierre Le Faguays - Madame Raymond Guerbe Le Faguays. She is crouching on a pedestal with cascading grapes and hanging bunches of grapes on over her head. Condition is very good. 12 inches high and signed in the base. Also marked Editeur Max Le Verrier foundry. This piece is featured in the Les Craqueles book, page 85 where you can view this and her sister piece entitled Le Printemps. I also have this same statue as a craquelier (OF217).

Ref: OF232 . . . RESERVED

Mermoz the Aviator by Pollin
Large French art deco bronze patinated terracotta bust. Made by Terra Cuite D'Art and stamped to the back. Designed by R. Pollin and signed to the base to one end. This is an almost life size bust of the Famous French aviator Jean Mermoz. Mermoz was responsible for creation of Air France. This bust measures 22 inches long by 6 inches deep and 16 inches high (56cm x 15cm x 41cm). It is in excellent vintage condition.

Ref: OF236 . . . £785


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