Art Deco Silvered Spelter Dog on Marble in the manner of L Carvin

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Decorative Art Deco silvered spelter on marble German Shepherd dog in the manner of Louis Carvin.

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W-42 D-19 H-42 (cm)

Item Reference:

56664-941-4Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 56664-941-4
Item No. 56664 - Dealer No. 941 - Building No. 4


A large and heavy Art Deco period early 20th Century silvered spelter study of a German Shepherd dog raised on a stepped marble plinth in the manner of French sculptor Louis - Albert Carvin (1875 – 1951) renown for animal studies. The red marble base with a stepped centre bears the name L. CARVIN on the top right; below the base is a worn once green baize. The beautifully cast German shepherd dog stands proudly upon the stepped marble, head turned to face toward the viewer. Once silvered the dog has now a pleasing patina to the front elevation where it has been worn by light over time. The back retains more of its original silvered finish. A well executed very striking and impressive decorative item.


Item Reference
Height: 42 cm
Width: 42 cm
Depth: 19 cm
Art Deco
1925 - 1940, C20th (Art Deco)
Country of Origin
The marble step has some small nibbles and the dog has lost some of its silver colour this can be seen in the photographs. The dog is slightly loose but to tighten would need to remove the base baize and loose some integrity; as it is secure we have decid


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