Henry Fugère 'Salome' a Gilt Bronze and Carved Ivory Figure, circa 1920

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Henry Fugère
'Salome' a Gilt Bronze and Carved Ivory Figure, circa 1920

Sold for £ 11,400 (US$ 15,847) inc. premium
Henry Fugère
'Salome' a Gilt Bronze and Carved Ivory Figure, circa 1920
the female figure, bare-chested, with wind swept hair, adorned with jewels, balancing on one leg, both hands held behind her head, dressed in a shoulderless dress, with long flowing skirt and intricate belt
43cm high, signed 'Fugère' in cast with stamped no. 3205

Footnotes

  • Henry Fugère was born in Saint-Mandé in 1872. He studied sculpture at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Cavelier, Barrias and Puech. He pursued parallel careers as a sculptor of bronze, bronze and ivory and stone as well as a medallic engraver and regularly exhibited at the Salons of the Société des Artistes Français.

    Please see pg 152 Art Deco and Other Figures' by Bryan Catley, publ. Antique Collectors Club, 2003, for a similar study.
Henry Fugère 'Salome' a Gilt Bronze and Carved Ivory Figure, circa 1920
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