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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1049830: Antique Art Deco Revival Bronze Diana The Huntress Josef Lorenzl 20th C

Antique Art Deco Revival Bronze Diana The Huntress Josef Lorenzl 20th C

£1,450    $1,889    €1,725
A beautiful Art Deco Revival sculpture of Diana the Huntress with Hounds, after Josef Lorenzl, dating from the 20th Century.
 
 
The decorative sculpture of silvered cast-bronze features a naked Diana the Huntress, with bow and a pair of hunting dogs, standing on a sloping naturalistic base raised on a rectangular black marble plinth.
 
 
This high-quality hot cast solid bronze was produced using the traditional "lost wax" process, otherwise known as the "cire perdue" method.
 
 
This is a splendid bronze sculpture and it will no doubt become the centrepiece of your collection.
 
 
Condition:
 
In really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation of condition.
 
 
Dimensions in cm:
 
Height 30 cm x Width 11 cm x Depth 18.5 cm
 
Weight 3 kg
 
 
Dimensions in inches:
 
Height 1 foot x Width 4 inches x Depth 7 inches
 
Weight 6.6 lbs
 
 
Josef Lorenzl (1 September 1892 – 15 August 1950) was an Austrian sculptor and ceramicist of the Art Deco period.
 
 
While at the Vienna Arsenal, Lorenzl produced many bronze and chryselephantine sculptures, and captivated by the female form he became famed for his shapely dancing girls with long, elegant legs and closed eyes. These pieces of his were signed "Enzl", "Lor", "R. Lor", "Renz" or "Renzl". Occasionally the name "Crejo" appears on his pieces, Crejo having been a painter and one of Lorenzl's friends, and who sometimes applied colour to the pieces. These joint works are sought-after items. The large majority of Lorenzl's figurines were attached to Brazilian green onyx plinths.
 
 
Lorenzl's talents also extended to being a gifted ceramicist. He produced pieces for Goldscheider, working from a studio on company grounds. As with his chryselephantine pieces, his ceramic works were in great demand and became the embodiment of the Art Déco period. Famous amongst these is "The Butterfly Girl" after the famous dancer Niddy Impekoven from the 1920s. Lorenzl also worked for two ...
Antique #SA1049830, showcased on this page, originates from 1950. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
1950
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