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Art Deco Male figure by U.Cipriani
Art Deco Male figure by U.Cipriani
Art Deco Male figure by U.Cipriani
Art Deco Male figure by U.Cipriani
Art Deco Male figure by U.Cipriani
Art Deco Male figure by U.Cipriani

- Art Deco Male figure by U.Cipriani -

Superb and very large 1930s Art Deco Male figure by U. Cipriani also known under a pseudonym Menneville. This fabulous figure oozes quality and is very unusual. Made from terracota the male figure has been painted and glazed to give the appearance of Metal and the base of stone, it's certainly very cleaverly crafted. After some research we believe this figure to be quite rare in it's colouring, you definitely won't see another any time soon. The whole piece weighs a whopping 6 kilos! Signed on the base this figure is totally authentic and also boasts being in excellent condition.

Length: 68 cm .
Width : 14 cm .
Height: 35.3 cm

About the Artist

Italian sculptor born in Florencia, Italy on 13th August 1897, died in Paris in June 1960. Studied at the famous Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze. He followed in his Fathers footsteps as he too was a sculptor. He left Italy for france around 1935-1937 to escape from Mussolini's fascist government and became a political refugee in Paris where he kept on working his craft until his death. Produced many fine art deco statuary items in various mediums including spelter, spelter and ivorine, bronze and terracotta. Menneville another well known name was a pseudonym used by Ugo Cipriani on his spelter and spelter and Ivorine pieces. His bronzes and terracottas were usually signed Cipriani there was also many unsigned.

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