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This enchanting sculpture depicts a charming genre scene of a young boy fishing
This work shows the aesthetic appeal of the African physiognomy and the edgy design of Art Nouveau
The design is starkly realistic and a nostalgic representation of childhood
The young boy's face beams with delight
Bears the Goldscheider mark
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Boy Fishing Bronze Statue by Goldscheider

  • This exceptional bronze sculpture was crafted at Vienna’s renowned Goldscheider factory
  • Goldscheider was the most influential ceramic firm in Austria
  • They succeeded in setting the standards and style for Art Nouveau and Art Deco ceramics
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$64,500
Item No. 30-3338

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This exceptional and monumental bronze sculpture was crafted at Vienna’s renowned Goldscheider manufactory. This enchanting sculpture, model #1225, depicts a charming genre scene of a young boy fishing. Originally part of a series of children designed by Haniroff, one of Goldscheider’s renowned artisans, this endearing piece is quintessential Goldscheider, representing the avant-garde design of the Art Nouveau period. Goldscheider was among the most dominant ceramic manufactories of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, employing. . .
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This exceptional and monumental bronze sculpture was crafted at Vienna’s renowned Goldscheider manufactory. This enchanting sculpture, model #1225, depicts a charming genre scene of a young boy fishing. Originally part of a series of children designed by Haniroff, one of Goldscheider’s renowned artisans, this endearing piece is quintessential Goldscheider, representing the avant-garde design of the Art Nouveau period. Goldscheider was among the most dominant ceramic manufactories of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, employing some of the most gifted artists working in the Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. The quality and condition of this sculpture are exemplary of Goldscheider at its best. 

Circa 1893

48" high x 14" wide x 30" deep

Literature:
Goldscheider, Ora Pinhas, 2006, page 32
Terres cuites orientalistes et africanistes 1860-1940, Stéphane Richemond, 1999, page 101, figure 53
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This enchanting sculpture depicts a charming genre scene of a young boy fishing
Maker: Goldscheider
Period: 1816-1918
Origin: Other Europe
Type: Sculpture
Depth: 30.0 in. (76.2 cm)
Width: 14.0 in. (35.56 cm)
Height: 48.0 in. (121.92 cm)
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