C.Mirval (French, active 1920s); 'Sombrero Dancer' a Bronze and Carved Ivory Figural Sculpture SIGNED IN CAST 'C.MIRVAL'; CIRCA 1925
Lot 157* Y Ф
C.Mirval (French, active 1920s); 'Sombrero Dancer' a Bronze and Carved Ivory Figural Sculpture
SIGNED IN CAST 'C.MIRVAL'; CIRCA 1925
£ 8,000 - 12,000
US$ 10,000 - 15,000

Important Design

21 Nov 2018, 13:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
C.Mirval (French, active 1920s); 'Sombrero Dancer' a Bronze and Carved Ivory Figural Sculpture SIGNED IN CAST 'C.MIRVAL'; CIRCA 1925
C.Mirval (French, active 1920s); 'Sombrero Dancer' a Bronze and Carved Ivory Figural Sculpture
SIGNED IN CAST 'C.MIRVAL'; CIRCA 1925
the female figure captured mid-dance wearing a large sombrero hat, with one raised knee and balanced on one leg, both arms are outstretched holding a large shawl with cold-painted gilt decoration; the figure raised on a patterned green onyx and veined black marble base in a striking Art Deco sunbeam design
height 66.5cm

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Alastair Duncan, 'The Encyclopedia of Art Deco', New York, E.P.Dutton, 1988, page 33.
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

This lot contains or is made of ivory. The United States Government has banned the import of ivory into the USA.

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