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Goldscheider Vienna Lady Dancer Study of Dancing Dakon Model 8126, circa 1939


Goldscheider vienna stunning tall lady figurine: lady dancer. This model is called in German "Tanzstudie" (= study of dancing) Designed by Stefan (= Stephen) Dakon (1904–1997). Stefan Dakon was a well-known Austrian sculptor and ceramics artist. He worked in close association with Josef Lorenzl: Both artists produced many exciting bronze figurine sculptures of the Art Deco period. Their models were used among others by members of the association of bronze producers "Wiener Bronzen" ("Vienna Bronze"), as well as by the famous ceramics manufacturer Goldscheider from Vienna. Dalkon and Lorenzl designed models for the Austrian ceramics manufacturer Keramos, too. Model 8126 created by Dakon in year 1937. made circa 1939 model number 8126 / 345 / 31 Hallmarked: Wiener Manufaktur Josef Schuster stamp mark (= successor of Goldscheider family as owner of manufactory) Made in Germany (= Austria became part of Germany in March 1938) painter's and modeller's signs existing at reverse side of base Filipp Goldscheider, co-author of Goldscheider monograph book, writes concerning Josef Schuster: 'Only the rise of Hitler and fascism could have halted the unique artistic and business achievements of the Viennese (Goldscheider) family. After the Aryanization in 1938, the progressive ceramic maker Walter Bosse, who learnt his trade at Goldscheider, attempted to save the firm and run it under his name. The Nazi regime however appointed its protégé Josef Schuster from Munich. His production depended mainly on the already well-established models that had only the manufacturer's name changed.' Subject: Stunning lady dancer wearing wonderful dancing dress. The handsome lady is clad in elegant dress with spaghetti straps and long skirt abundantly decorated with excellent ornaments of flower's blossoms. Finally, the lady dancer having high-heeled shoes holds up the skirt's tips with both hands. The figurine is attached to cream-white elliptic base. Size: Height: 40.0 cm (= 15.74 inches) width: 32.5 cm (= 12.79 inches) Depth: 13.5 cm (= 5.31 inches) Bibliography: Dechant / Goldscheider, Goldscheider (Firmengeschichte Und Werkverzeichnis / History Of The Company And Catalogue Of Works), Stuttgart (Germany), 2007, Page 483, Number 8126 Condition: Excellent (there aren't any damages existing).


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    H 15.74 in. x W 12.79 in. x D 15.74 in.H 39.98 cm x W 32.49 cm x D 39.98 cm
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    Vienna, AT
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