Lot 50. Goldscheider, Friedrich. Great Figure "Ruth"

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Auction date:13.11.2019   14:00 UTC +02:00
ID 252396
Lot 50Goldscheider, Friedrich. Great Figure "Ruth"
Execution to 1925. Design of Rosé to 1911/12.

Ceramic with polychrome underglaze decor. Three passigem Base figure of a young dancer. The wide, orientalizing Rock
on the sides in their raised hands. Back on the Base, two baskets with
Rose petals standing. Height 53cm, width 36cm.
3992 (Model No.), 287, 10. In Black company brand, Made stamped in Austria, Hand - Decorated. Other Signets in Black. Condition A.
Private Collection Hesse, Germany.

Dechant, Robert E. & Goldscheider, Filipp: Goldscheider - history of the company and
Catalogue Raisonné, Stuttgart 2007. To see the present model, p. 379, no. 3992.

The American dancer and choreographer Ruth St. Denis is shown here in her first own choreography of 'Radha'. She presented the song 'Radha Dance of the five senses' for the first time in January, 1906 in New York. In the same year, they toured in various European cities and inspired not only Auguste Rodin, but also Hugo von Hofmannsthal in Vienna, which is about the Essay 'The incomparable dancer' released

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