Goldsheider Dancer Maroon Dress Lorenzl
An Art Deco Goldscheider
Pottery figure of a dancing lady
Modelled by Josef Lorenzl
Wearing a floral decorated green skirt, the corners being held aloft in each hand, on a triangular base, impressed marks and signed as per image.
Fully marked per image
Mint Condition there are signs of the top hand having being repaired and possibly the leg that is held up however it was done to a very high standard .
Josef Lorenzl, Austrian 1892 ~ 1950
Lorenzl Dancer – Art Deco period the talented sculptor and ceramist that cannot be ignored is Josef Lorenzl. A master designer, his bronze statuettes and ceramic figural work epitomise the era perfectly. As with Preiss, Chiparus and Colinet the other great sculptors from this period, Lorenzl was inspired by the female form and the new found freedom that women enjoyed, which he executed beautifully both in his bronze and ceramic designs.
Lorenzl is considered amongst the most important artists of the Art Deco period and his distinctive and quite stunning art deco figurines are highly sought after by collectors. A celebrated sculptor with an eye for design Lorenzl epitomised the Art Deco era perfectly making him one of the most celebrated and iconic designers of the 20th Century.