Stunning Art Deco Spelter & Ivorine Sculpture by Menneville & Rochard
A stunning Art Deco spelter and ivorine sculpture of a female and dog, set on onyx and Portoro marble base. Signed in the base by the French artists Menneville and Rochard, as can be seen in the images attached. The sculpture was produced by the Silvin foundry in Paris. This Art Deco sculpture is in very good condition. Menneville produced wonderful Art Deco pieces using various materials but especially spelter and ivorine . Menneville is believed to be a pseudonym used by Ugo Cipriani ( 1887-1960 ) for his Art Deco pieces, but signing Cipriani for his marble and alabaster sculpture. I Rochard IRENEE ROCHARD ( Born- January 16th - 1906) (Died- March 29th - 1984) Irenee Rochard was born in Villefranche Sur Saune in 1906. He was a French decorative sculptor best known for his Art Deco style. He specialized in animal sculptures. At leaving the Ecole des Breaux- Arts at the age of 22, he won a first prize for a life size panther sculpture and winning many awards throughout his career. In 1938 he became a member of the society of French artists , winning a gold medal at the Colonial Exhibition in 1931. He sculpted many animals, horses, gazelles, dogs and panthers all in the Art Deco style. He used ceramics, wood, granite and marble but especially bronze. He sold many items to the city of Paris and New York. He was a highly regarded artist, who produced stunning pieces of sculpture
Burgett Langfield has clarified that the Stunning Art Deco Spelter & Ivorine Sculpture by Menneville & Rochard (LA331038) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1930
This Art Deco sculpture is in very good condition.
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