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Antique Nude Lady Bronze Dancer Signed Philippe

Price: $3,850
  • Item No: 72759

Exquisite antique bronze dancer inscribed on the base Philippe. The beautiful lady is wearing sandals, flowers in her hair, and holding a shawl in her hand. Her hair is styled in the classic Art Nouveau design. She is very lifelike and beautifully sculptured as are all of Philippe's works. She is dancing with her right hand in the air holding a shawl. The shawl only covers the back of her hand, an area above her shoulder and a small area by her legs. The rest of her body is not covered. Her sandals are beautifully designed with fancy ties. She has a lovely expression on her face very confident and very beautiful. The bronze measures 12-1/2 inches from the bottom of the base to the top of her hand. From the bottom of her sandal to the top of her head she measures 11 inches. The base is 4-3/4 inches long by 3-1/2 inches wide. From the tip of her finger to the back of her elbow she measures 7-1/4 inches. Weight 5.75 lbs. This is a lovely and very rare model by one of France's finest sculptors Philippe. She has some light rubbing to her patina but otherwise there are no condition issues to comment on. She is very lifelike and animated. This is a wonderful dancing nude female sculpture guaranteed to please the most particular collector or connoisseur. The works of Philippe are sought after by many collectors. This rare model is lacking in almost every collection. If you like sculptures by this artist you will recognize the rarity and quality of this example.

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