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French Art Deco Crackle Ceramic Antelope Deer by Charles Lemanceau

$1,500

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Designed by Charles Lemanceau (1905-1980) and made by Saint-Clement Factory, this typical Art Deco crackled glaze ceramic sculpture features a couple of deers or antelopes or does. The sculpture is signed on edge of the base: "Lemanceau" and has a "France" stamped underside. Measurements: 13.75 in. wide (35 cm) x 3.57 in. deep (9 cm) x 9.07 in. high (23 cm) About: Charles Lemanceau (1905-1980) was a specialist in animal sculptures, he was one of the most important sculptors in the French Art Deco period. He was best known for his ceramic sculptures and the use of that typical glaze with the crackled pattern. In 1923, he worked for Primavera (trademark of Le Printemps Department Store in Paris). In 1925, he exhibited in the Salon d'Automne with other great names of the period: Eugene Printz, Louis Sognot, Van Dongen, Vlaminck, Raoul Dufy, Jean Dunand, Henri Matisse, Le Corbusier, Jules Leleu, Robert Mallet-Stevens, Fernand Leger and Maurice Utrillo. During this period he works for Faienceries Saint-Clement and DIM. In 1930, he also sculpted a gazelle for "la Maîtrise", Galeries Lafayette Department Store Art Studio, antelopes in 1929 (sculpture no. 1 of the 1930s catalog of Saint-Clément earthenware) and greyhounds for Pomone, the workshop of The Bon Marché Department Store in Paris, and a cat for Manufrance in 1931. He also worked for Sainte-Radegonde during the same period. Reference: - Saint-Clement's earthenware catalog, 1930, item #1 on page 1. - "Craqueles, les animaux en ceramique 1920-1940", by Patrick Malaureille, Massin Editeur, Copyright 1993, page 32. - "Les craqueles Art Deco", by Alain-René Hardy and Bruno Giardi, Editions Penthesilia, Copyright 2009, page 65.

Details

  • Creator
    Charles Lemanceau (Designer),Saint-Clément (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.06 in. (23 cm)Width: 13.78 in. (35 cm)Depth: 3.55 in. (9 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1929
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. It does have a few minor chips off the glaze as is often the case with this type of material (check the close up), nothing obvious.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 5F1311stDibs: LU1632223107382

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    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
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