Sweet patinated bronze dachshund made in Austria by Richard Rohac (1906-1956) circa 1950. Rohac trained with Hagenauer prior to establishing his own metal workshop in 1932. He was well-known for his stylized Modernist figures of animals as well as other decorative sculpture. Signed beneath with the artist's backward/forward double "R" mark. 1 3/8" H., 7" L.
Hagenauer bronze fawn sculpture, or seal. Nicely stylized, whimsical form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed upon the base, "Made in Austria," along with the Hagenauer workshop mark. A photo of the fawn is in "Werkstatte Karl Hagenauer, Wein VII," an early catalogue, page 4. Made in Austria circa 1928. 2 1/2" H.
Hagenauer sculpture or seal. Wonderful stylized Modernist form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed beneath, "Made in Austria," along with Hagenauer workshop mark. A photo of thie squirrl is pictured in "Werkstatte Karl Hagenauer Wein VII," an early catalogue, page 1. 2 3/8" H.
Bronze boy grasping an apple. Sweetly sculpted with a scarf about his neck and wearing a knit cap. Olive-brown patina with a contrasting gold patina upon the face and hand. Signed A. Titze upon the reverse. The artist was active in Vienna from 1900-1920 creating detailed figures of harlequins, animals and children. The bronze stands upon a variegated caramel-tone marble base. 6 1/4" H.
Bronze bottle opener mounted with a cast figural swan. The form is a fine example made by Richard Rohac (1906-1956) in Austria circa 1950. Rohac trained with Hagenauer prior to establishing his own metal workshop in 1932. He was well-known for creating stylized, Modernist figures of animals as well as other decorative sculpture. Signed beneath with the artist's backward/forward double "R" mark. 1 3/4" H., 3" L.
A running hound in detailed relief forms the handle of the bronze letter opener. Artist signed. Made in France circa 1920's. 11 3/4" L.
Daring and provocative in her day - the liberated Art Deco era woman smoking in her lounging pajamas. Beautifully detailed bronze with silvered patina. Reminiscent of the decadent bronzes of the era by Bruno Zach. A variegated black marble base supports the figure. France circa 1925. Dimensions: 11" H.
King Charles Spaniel bronze sculpture by the well known Deco era sculptor, Alexander Kelety. Unusual 2 tiered jardiniere form with desirable damascened patina; rests on mottled coral tone marble. Born in Budapest, Kelety studied with Imray Simay in Toulouse. He exhibited at the Paris Salons between the wars. Many examples of Kelety's works are illustrated in "Art Deco and Other Figures", by Brian Catley. Signed and dated 1928. Dimensions: Height 6", Length 8 1/4", Width 3 3/4".