A large terracotta bust – model number 2592, circa 1903, signed Montenave to the shoulder and with the Goldscheider marks to the reverse. Decorated with opals and chrysoprase beads. The subject is Cléo de Mérode the celebrated French dancer.
In very good condition with just a small replaced chip to a corner and some very minor nibbles.
25.5 inches (65cm) high, 20 inches (51cm) wide.
Ref: Goldscheider by Filipp Goldscheider.