Miniature ivory and gilt bronze female bust on a marble base

£3,800

The rose bloom detail on the bust's neckline is an example of the beautiful artistic interplay between smooth ivory and satiny ormolu used in this piece.

 

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Description

The bust shows a lady, carved from ivory, shown with her eyes closed. She is dressed in period fashion, wearing a bonnet with a bow, shaped from gilt bronze. There is a gilt bronze rose bloom detail set on the bust's neckline. The bust is set on a waisted marble socle, and signed: 'J.B. Creuze' to the back.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
c. 1910
Period
Early 20th Century
Style
Art Nouveau
Material
Ivory, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze)
Colour
Cream, Gold

Dimensions

Height
17 cm / 6.7 inches

Reference:
008132

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