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$ 1,300

Jean Renė Gauguin Bing and Grondahl ceramic of a Troll, 1940, Denmark

Documentation Signed
Origin Denmark
Period 1920-1949
Materials Polychrome glazed stoneware
W. 7.5 in; H. 6 in; D. 7.5 in;
W. 19.05 cm; H. 15.24 cm; D. 19.05 cm;
Condition Excellent
Creation Date 1940
Description Jean René Gauguin (April 12, 1881 – April 21, 1961) was a French-Danish sculptor in bronze and a ceramicist working in stoneware and porcelain. He started working for Bing and Grondahl in 1923 and continued creating new models throughout his life. He exhibited several works crreated for B&G at the 1925 Paris "Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs", he also work for a short time as a artist at the Sevres porcelain works in France. He had a long career designing wonderful sculptures with themes from mythology like the little troll, this being one of his best models. The piece is signed R.Gauguin, model # 102 B&G Denmark.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern, Scandinavian Modern
Dealer Reference Number BIS 58
Incollect Reference Number 389339
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