Hyliothrope Terracota Bust by Goldscheider

  • A fine terra cotta sculpture modeled by artist A. Bertrand and created by Goldscheider of Vienna
  • Entitled Hyliothrope, this bust is a fantastic example of Art Nouveau sculpture
  • According to the stamped production number, this bust is one of a series of 115
  • The bust is featured in the text entitled Goldscheider by Ora Pinhas
  • Get complete item description here
Item No. 29-9166

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This elegant terracotta bust entitled Hyliothrope was modeled by Art Nouveau sculptor A. Bertrand and created by the famed Goldscheider Manufactory of Vienna. Foliage, including golden sunflowers, surrounds this beautiful maiden as she glances over with a warming smile. According to the inscribed production number, the bust is part of a series of 115. 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 magnificent bust is exemplary of Goldscheider at its best. 

Hyliothrope is featured in Ora Pinhas' 2006 book Goldscheider, page 53.

The bust bears the incised artists signature A. Bertrand, the Goldscheider "Bouval" and "REPRODUCTION RESERVÉE" trademarks. Further marked with model number "2177," production number "115" and craftsman number "55." 

Circa 1899

14 1/2" wide x 10 1/4" deep x 28 1/2" high
Hyliothrope Terracota Bust by Goldscheider
Maker: Goldscheider
Period: 1816-1918
Origin: Austria
Type: Sculpture
Depth: 10.25 Inches
Width: 14.5 Inches
Height: 28.5 Inches
Style: Art Nouveau

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