Bruno Zach 'The Riding Crop' a Large and Impressive Patinated Bronze Female, circa 1925

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Lot 242
Bruno Zach
'The Riding Crop' a Large and Impressive Patinated Bronze Female, circa 1925

Sold for £ 84,000 (US$ 118,058) inc. premium
Bruno Zach
'The Riding Crop' a Large and Impressive Patinated Bronze Female, circa 1925
modelled bare-chested dressed in negligee, with original green patina, stockings and high heels, holding a riding crop behind her back, on an oval marble base
86cm high, signed in the cast 'Bruno Zach'

Footnotes

  • The example offered here is the one that can be seen in film The Servant, 1963. It was purchased by the current owner direct from Bapty & Co., the film and television prop hire company, in the 1960's.

    A similar example was sold in these rooms on 11th November, 2009, "Design from 1860", lot 165.

    Other examples can be seen illustrated in Victor Arwas Art Deco Sculpture, Academy Editions/ St Martin's Press, 1992, pg. 230 and Brian Catley Art Deco and other Figurines Antique Collector's Club, 2003, pg. 332.
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Bruno Zach 'The Riding Crop' a Large and Impressive Patinated Bronze Female, circa 1925
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