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Franz Bergman

S/N:THOA1068

1900

  • £1,295.00
  • €1,490 Euro
  • $1,786 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Dancing on the carpet by Franz Bergman
A late 19th century original cold painted bronze figurine entitled “Dancing on the carpet” made by Franz Bergman. The paint and figurine are in excellent condition considering the age of this piece. With Bergman’s official mark to the base. He signed with either a letter 'B' in an urn-shaped cartouche or 'Nam Greb' – 'Bergman' in reverse, Stamped Austria. These marks were used to disguise his identity on erotic works. 'Cold-painted bronze' refers to pieces cast in Vienna and then decorated in several layers with so-called dust paint; the know-how for the mix of this kind of paint has been lost. The colour was not fired hence 'cold painted'. A lovely original example of Bergman’s art.
Size in inches: H 4” x W 8” x D 5.5”
Origin: Austria
Artist: Franz Bergman 1861 - 1936
Period: 1900
Material: Bronze
Condition: Completely solid in structure and form. Light chips on the painted section and a natural patina across the surface as you would expect. its exceedingly difficult to photograph all the areas in this piece therefore we strongly suggest reviewing all the photos provided as part of this advert and propose questions where sections are unclear to avoid disappointment.

Period: 

1900

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