Austrian chryselephantine (bronze and ivory) dancer by Gerda Iro Gerdago (Gerda Gottstein) (1906-2004).
A cold painted bronze and ivory figure of a dancer with original vivid enamel colouring to her bat winged costume.
Mounted on a Brazilian onyx base it is signed in the bronze.
12.5 inches (32cm) wide, 6 inches (15cm) deep and 12.5 inches (32cm) high.
The condition is very good and the statue still retains her original three chain necklace.
Gerdago was a theatrical costume designer who worked for the top theatrical houses in Europe during the deco years, she also produce many Art Deco statues in amazing costumes.
Due to ivory import restrictions we cannot send this item overseas.