French Art Deco Bronze Bookends Young Satyrs by Paul Silvestre, 1920

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“Sit and push”
Lovely pair of Art Deco styled figures on bookends representing male and female satyr.

Reduced version of the “Miroir d’eau” fountains in Paris and Lucerne.
Artist/ Maker: Paul Silvestre.
Signature/ Marks: Silvestre, foundry seal, Susse Frères, Paris.
Style: Art Deco.
Date: 1920/1930.
Material: Patinated bronze.
Origin: France.
Size: H 10.6 cm x L 12.5 cm x W 5.6 cm. 

H 4.1 inch x L 4.9 inch x W 2.2 inch.
Condition: Excellent condition. 

Literature: The bookends are illustrated in Bronzes, sculptors and founders by H. Berman, Abage. Picture numbers 789 en 790. General information: 
Art deco sculpture by Victor Arwas, Academy.
 Animals in bronze by Christopher Payne. Antique collectors club. 
 The dictionary of sculptors in bronze by James Mackay. Antique collectors club.
Dictionnaire illustré des sculpteurs animaliers & fondeurs de l’antiquité à nos jours by Jean Charles Hachet. Argus Valentines.
Details
Creator
Paul Silvestre (Sculptor)
Of the Period
Art Deco
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1920
Period
Mid-20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Bronze
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
4.17 in. H x 4.92 in. W x 2.2 in. D
11 cm H x 13 cm W x 6 cm D
Dealer Location
Antwerp, Belgium
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU93106340453
Address
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Antwerp 2018
BE
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