French Art Deco c. 1920s Terracotta Bust/Head Signed By Artist
This is a beautiful decorative bust sculpture from the 1920s period. The aesthetic of the piece is typically Art Deco with the female subject having a strong androgynous appearance, popular of the time. The head is hand sculpted from Terracotta with a dark glaze, the colour of which varies slightly to add subtle definition and detail. The head is securely mounted on a solid wood block. The bust has been finished to a very high standard, this can be seen in the attention to detail and the carefully considered proportions of the features.
Its very likely it was based upon a real model known to the artist. The piece is signed on the back by the French artist Molineau. The item "French Art Deco c.
1920s Terracotta Bust/Head Signed By Artist" is in sale since Saturday, July 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods/Styles\Art Deco".
The seller is "prettypollyvintage" and is located in York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Age: 1900-1940
- Type: Figurine/Statue
- Material: Terracotta
- Original/Repro: Original