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

 

Fabulous French Art Deco nude woman with draped mid-section, holding a large tambourine.
She has a classic short bob haircut typical of the roaring twenties.
Cast in a white spelter metal and finished with the original green paint.
Well executed, this larger scale statue shows great attention to detail and displays
LeFaguay's talent for sculpting the female form.
Perfect to adorn a console table, buffet, desk or vanity. 
The vertical design makes this easy to place, in a collection of figural nudes, or on her own.
Mounted on the original black marble base.

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 honour 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.

Dimensions: 18 1/4" high, 4 3/4" wide, 4 3/4" deep.

Condition: In excellent original condition.

Item # DAS65: Price: $ 3,800.
 

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