Art Deco Statue Hercules and The Cretan Bull by Walsh Walsh For Sale
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Art Deco Statue Hercules and The Cretan Bull by Walsh Walsh

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Possibly the most iconic piece of British Art Deco glass. This is a statue of Hercules capturing the Cretan Bull designed by Walter Gilbert for John Walsh Walsh -part of their Vesta range. This depicts the 7th Labour of Hercules. Original grey staining makes this piece particularly impressive. It is is exceptionally rare. Signed faintly 'G.sc, R. fec' (see last image) - documented in most major books on 20th century glass - including Charles Hajdamach p127.

Details

  • Date of manufacture
    1929
  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 6.5 in. x W 7.88 in. x D 1.97 in.

    H 16.5 cm x W 20 cm x D 5 cm

  • Seller location
    London, GB
  • Seller reference number
    w746
  • Reference number
    LU2942310834461

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