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Very Fine and Rare Antique Viennese Bronze Musical Box Table Lamp

Origin Austria
Period 1900-1919
Materials Bronze.
W. 7 in; H. 13.5 in; D. 7 in;
W. 17.78 cm; H. 34.29 cm; D. 17.78 cm;
Condition Excellent.
Creation Date 1900
Description The cold painted bronze depicting a closed tent, has button released double doors, one with a smirking cupid, opening to reveal a young blood ardently courting a not unwilling de´shabille´ female comfortably draped on a chaise longue, set in a room decorated in the Louis XVI manner; the music box is key operated. Signed to the reverse, ‘Namgreb’, the inversion of ‘Bergman’.

Literature: Franz X. Bergman (1861-1936)
Followed in the footsteps of his father, who ran a small bronze foundry, inheriting the family business in 1900, and adding many small figures, both in patinated and cold painted bronze.
Styles / Movements Other
Incollect Reference Number 245621
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