Armand Godard (French) for Etling, Paris: Danseur à la Boule or Bubble Dancer, an Art Deco patinated bronze figure of a dancer, circa 1925Signed 'GODARD' and 'ETLING, PARIS' to base
Lot 711
Armand Godard (French) for Etling, Paris: Danseur à la Boule or Bubble Dancer, an Art Deco patinated bronze figure of a dancer, circa 1925Signed 'GODARD' and 'ETLING, PARIS' to base
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,303) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
6 Dec 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 20172
Armand Godard (French) for Etling, Paris: Danseur à la Boule or Bubble Dancer, an Art Deco patinated bronze figure of a dancer, circa 1925Signed 'GODARD' and 'ETLING, PARIS' to base Armand Godard (French) for Etling, Paris: Danseur à la Boule or Bubble Dancer, an Art Deco patinated bronze figure of a dancer, circa 1925Signed 'GODARD' and 'ETLING, PARIS' to base Armand Godard (French) for Etling, Paris: Danseur à la Boule or Bubble Dancer, an Art Deco patinated bronze figure of a dancer, circa 1925Signed 'GODARD' and 'ETLING, PARIS' to base Armand Godard (French) for Etling, Paris: Danseur à la Boule or Bubble Dancer, an Art Deco patinated bronze figure of a dancer, circa 1925Signed 'GODARD' and 'ETLING, PARIS' to base
Lot Details
Armand Godard (French) for Etling, Paris: Danseur à la Boule or Bubble Dancer, an Art Deco patinated bronze figure of a dancer, circa 1925
Signed 'GODARD' and 'ETLING, PARIS' to base
Modelled as a maiden dancer standing on tip-toe and wearing a red tunic, a gilt bronze rope girdle at her waist, her arms outstretched and supporting an opalescent glass ball, raised on a stepped base of portor marble, with canted corners, 52.5cm high

Footnotes

  • The figure is based on the Folies Bergére dancer Georgia Graves.

    She was also modelled by Godard in bronze and ivory, and in various colourways. See Sotheby's, 5th April 2006, Lot 192, for an example where the dress is light brown or gold.
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