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French Art Deco Figural Female Statue
Sculptor: Pierre Le Faguays
Circa 1920's, France

 

French Art Deco nude woman with draped pose.
Cast in a white spelter metal and finished with the original green paint that has a bronze patina on the drape.
Well executed, this small scale statue shows great attention to detail and
displays LeFaguay's talent for sculpting the female form.
Perfect to adorn a small table, desk or vanity. The size makes this easy to place,
in a collection of figural nudes, or on her own.
Mounted on the original black marble base.
Remnants of the original paper tag are on the underside.
Fayral Signature in the metal, on back corner of the base.

Fayral was one of the pseudonyms used by famed French sculptor Pierre Le Faguays.
(Le Faguays also used the name Guerbe) Fayral and
Guerbe were both the family names for his Mother and his Wife. 
Le Faguays was born in Nantes, France and became famous for the originality he gave his dancers, 
many of which were inspired by the statues of Tanagra. He gained a medal of honor for his work in 1927. 
He was one of Max Le Verrier's best friends and the Le Verrier foundry made most of his pieces.

Dimension: 8 7/8" high, 5 1/2" wide, 2 3/8" deep.

Condition: In excellent original condition.

Item # DAS50: Price: $ 1,750.
 

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