Art Deco Viennese Bronze of African Tribal Woman c. 1930

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Seller: royalwaldorf (163) 100%, Location: Forest Park, Illinois, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 173727261655 Universally Magnificent Enterprises:We are the greatest in the world at what we do...providers, purveyors, merchants, procurators of investment-grade Art Deco. Our professional staff are academic and journalistic authorities with an expertise in Art Deco. We have given lectures and have authored articles and essays on the pursuit and passion of Art Deco. Each of our listings provide in-depth insight to this endeavor with our own published essays; recommended reading, Value beyond measure. We are the experts and work as your personal guide into the fascinating and intriguing world of collecting Art Deco. We are...Universally Magnificent Enterprises https://www.ebay.com/str/universallymagnificententerprises DWe have the Best Art Deco & Machine Age Lamps on eBay - click the UME StoreDescription:The Vienna Workshops (Wiener-Werkstatte) and their artists and designers were unquestionably the masters of their trade. There were special facilities for their metalwork and were the vanguard, almost exclusively, of the Primitive African Tribal Revivalist Movement. I mention this only to assist in determining the design movement era time-frame...and not as a declaration of the designer.Her beauty and attitude, a Queen in her own right, places her in the "circle of greatness" with the likes of Nefertiti (meaning "a beautiful woman has come") and Cleopatra as the most beautiful women of all time. Universally magnificent. A Dark Star! For those of you that know me...I always have an exquisitely beautiful woman on my arm: I must have this woman tattoed on my arm, in that regard then it will be so for all eternity. Objects d' art as your friends for life?10W x 6H. Free hanging nickel/chrome earring; dangles independent of profile. Why Collect Art DecoArt Deco and the designers of that period were influenced by previous design movements which started around 1890; i.e., The British and American Arts and Crafts (1890- 1915), European and American Art Nouveau (1880 - 1910), Wiener Werkstatte (Vienna Workshop, 1900 -1933) and the Bauhaus (House of Building - Germany, 1919 -1933). These earlier movements focused on curvilinear (curved lines) designs while the Bauhaus was at the forefront in establishing rectilinear (geometric) forms.In 1925 the French put on a symposium/convention to show-off their objects d' art. At the time they were the leaders of all things related to art and design. It was called the "Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Moderne." The term, Art Deco, was coined by a few of the designers that participated and after some years the term became part of the designer's vernacular. NOTE: Germany was not invited. America did not attend as President Coolidge advised the French that we did not have any noteworthy designers. So, when engaged in casual conversation, 1925 can be regarded as the starting point for the Art Deco Period. However, academically speaking and when educating a client, I use *1910 - 1915 as the beginning. During this timeframe designers (primarily the British) began incorporating the "circle and the square" (let us give due praise to our very own iconic architect/designer, Frank Lloyd Wright for his contribution here). I am of the opinion, though some will debate otherwise, that this is ground-zero of the geometric (rectilinear) theme and thus we have the inception of what would come to be known as Art Deco.Now comes your Art Deco Bachelor's Degree...the info I'm presenting to you next is the most important tidbit in this essay. This fact will pay substantial dividends, whether you just want to collect a few pieces that you are attracted to or go beyond that and become a dealer.IN ORDER TO BE AN "OFFICIAL" ANTIQUE AN ITEM MUST BE 100 YEARS OLDIt may come as surprise to you that only a very few of the collectors and novice dealers in the Art Deco community are aware of this. Over the next several years you will witness a "boom" in the pursuit and value of Art Deco. It all boils down to good timing, we just did the math (1910 - 1915), and it's a simple equation. The count-down has started, 100 years is now! Take action! Style: Art Deco, Material: Bronze

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