Le Grand Ecart Respecteux
Le Grand Ecart Respecteux
Le Grand Ecart Respecteux
Le Grand Ecart Respecteux

PAUL PHILIPPE (1870-1930)

"Le Grand Ecart Respecteux"

c. 1920 France

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A rare Art Deco bronze and carved ivory figure "Le Grand Ecart Respecteux" [ The Respectful Splits ]. Depicted as a Pierette posed completing the splits. Cold painted bronze costume, and beautiflly hand carved Ivory face and hands. Raised upon a shaped porter marble base.

Paul Philippe (1870-1930) studied sculpture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Antonin Larroux (1859-1913). He made works from bronze, ivory as well as in combination of both materials. Philippe regularly exhibited his works in the Parisian Salons.
Art Deco and Other Figures by Bryan Catley.
Height 8.25 inch (20.95 cm)
Width 11.50 inch (29.21 cm)
Depth 2.50 inch (6.35 cm)
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Bronze Ivory
P Phillppe. R & M foundry mark.
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