Lot: 311

Agathon Leonard (aka Leonard van Weydeveldt)
'Danseuse au Cothurne' from the table decoration 'le Jeu de l'Echarpe', 1898

Female figure in flowing robe, dancing, adjusting her sandal. H. 52.6 cm. Bronze, gold plated. Signed: A. Leonard Sclp, foundry stamp of Susse Frères Paris, M for the chaser Mangenot (embossed).

According to Böstge/Heran seven copies have been produced of the 'Danseuse au Cothurne'.

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Hammer Price: 15,000 €

171B - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
15. November 2023 at 3:00 PM CEST


Böstge/Héran, Agathon Léonard Le geste Art Nouveau, Paris 2003, pp. 49-75, especially p. 60 f., p. 66; Cat. Art Nouveau, State Museum Karlsruhe 1987, No. 4-5; Cat. The Art Nouveau collection, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, vol. 3, no. 1308, Justus Brinckmann acquired the entire centerpiece executed by Sèvres at the Paris World Exhibition in 1900, the Hamburg museum also owns two bossetti of the sash dancers, cat. no. 1307; Cadet, Susse Frères, Paris 1992, p. 195 (sales catalog from 1905).