UNIQUE FRENCH ART DECO GILT-BRONZE & MARBLE FIGURAL LAMP GIRL WITH PUPPETS FIGURE BY PIERRE LE FAGUAYS, ca 1920. Very heavy Figural Lamp in pure Art Deco style by the French master Sculptor Pierre Le Faguays Pierre Le Faguays (French, 1892 1962). Faguays was born in Nantes, France and became famous for the originality he gave his dancers, many of which were inspired by the statues of Tanagra.
He gained a medal of honour for his work in 1927. He was a best friend of Max Le Verrier and the Le Verrier foundry produced many of his pieces. He used 2 pseudonyms as well as his own name and they were Fayral and Guerbe. Which were the family names of his Mother and his Wife. He was a leading sculptor and his work is frequently praised for its high quality and attention to anatomical accuracy.
He also produced designs for Goldscheider in Paris under the "La Stele" label. He worked in several mediums including, bronze, spelter, stone, wood, alabaster and ceramics.
He studied with his friend Max Le Verrier. He was a good friend of both Marcel Bouraine and Max Le Verrier and indeed the Le Verrier foundry produced many of the Le Faguays statues. All three had studied together at the Beaux Arts in Geneva and remained life-long friends.Measuring 56 cm high just figure 38 cm high. An absolute most for collectors! We try to present the merchandise as accurately as possible. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Other Antique Furniture". The seller is "brandsdeluxe" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.