Bronze Lady and Panther-Signed-1920s-Art Deco

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Directory: Fine Art: Sculpture: Bronze: Pre 1920: Item # 152968
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
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103 Calle San Jose
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

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striking Art Deco bronze of a lady and a panther on the hunt-lost wax process-fine details-subject could represent Diana but Diana seldom carries a spear and usually does not hunt with a panther-could be Cybel who was raised by panthers when abandoned on a mountain side by a father who preferred a male child or it could simply be an Amazon on the hunt--signed on base by M.Oliverio-probably Portuguese or even Brazilean--style is pure Art Deco-no condition problems-16.75 inches high-7 inch by 3.75 inch base--ca 1920s-green/brown patina-loin cloth appears to be cast as feathers