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Cast After a Model by Gerda Iro Gerdago (fl. Early 20th Century) Art Deco Bronze and Ivory Enamel-decorated Figure of a Dancer

Auction:
2645B
Lot:
852
Sold for:
$13,200$11,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2645B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Cast After a Model by Gerda Iro Gerdago (fl. Early 20th Century)

Art Deco Bronze and Ivory Enamel-decorated Figure of a Dancer, in an elaborate costume with ivory hands and face, on an oval onyx pedestal, onyx incised "TH. ULLMANN/AUSTRIA," bronze ht. 12 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Small scattered losses to enamel. Bronze with inconsistent patination. Lower hand replaced. The other reglued with small area of loss to wrist. Ivory with hairline cracks, one particularly prominent to neck.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Gerda Iro Gerdago, Austria, Decorative arts, Furniture, Metalworking, Visual arts, Weathering

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