Lot: 312

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

Female figure in flowing robe, dancing, holding up a tambourine. H. 57 cm. Execution: Susse Frères, Paris. Bronze, gold plated. Signed: A. Leonard Sclp, foundry stamp of Susse Frères Paris, M for the chaser Mangenot (embossed).

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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. 62-75, especially p. 68, no. 49; Cat. Art Nouveau, Landesmuseum Karlsruhe 1987, No. 4-5, detailed discussion of the creation of the centerpiece, the exhibitions and locations of various figures and groups; 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. On the occasion of the visit of the Russian imperial couple to Paris and Compiègne in 1901, the French President Emile Loubet presented the group to the Tsarina, Cadet, Susse Frères, Paris 1992, p. 64.