Hagenauer bronze duck sculpture or seal. The animated figure is in the stylized Modernist form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed upon the base. Made in Austria circa 1930. 1 7/8" H.
Modernist form patinated bronze giraffe made in Austria by Richard Rohac (1906 - 1956), circa 1950. The beautiful, fluidly stylized giraffe rises above a curving, loop base. 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. 8 1/4" H., 6 3/4" W.
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".