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$ 4,500

French Art Nouveau Gilt Bronze Desk Weight by Georges Recipon

Documentation Signed
Origin France
Period 1900-1919
Materials Gilt & Patinated Bronze.
W. 6 in; H. 4.5 in; D. 5.5 in;
W. 15.24 cm; H. 11.43 cm; D. 13.97 cm;
Creation Date 1900
Description A French Art Nouveau gilt and patinated bronze figural sculpture, titled "Porte-bonheure a la muse ou La chance," by Georges Récipon (1860-1920). The desk weight is modeled as a female nude hammering nails into a horseshoe. A similar sculpture is picutred in: Susse Frères: 150 Years of sculpture, 1837-1987, by Pierre Cadet, Paris: Susse Frères, 1992, p. 66, fig. 110.

Signed: Recipon Fonte Susse frères Paris
Styles / Movements Art Nouveau, Modern
Dealer Reference Number S-19296
Incollect Reference Number 311771
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