An antique polychrome Austrian bronze.
we have a splendid coiled lizard marked ‘Geschützt’
beautiful lifelike creation by one of the many anonymous sculptors in Vienna
around the turn of the last century. The
pictures do not do justice to the original. You are welcome to look at our other
There is hardly any paint loss despite the
age. The figurine must have been kept the entire time in curio cabinets by generations of owners.
We are extremely glad being able to offer a
valuable creation thanks to a collector who commissioned us to offer this and
other exceptional old Austrian bronzes.
We would like to emphasize that there are
currently few really good Viennese bronzes on the market, especially with
regard to the many counterfeits, which are now offered everywhere, particularly
on ebay. Some ignorant sellers confuse the term ‘Geschützt’ with the
name of a sculptor or producer. Collectors know that it translates from German
as ‘protected’ and stands for ‘copyright’ or ‘patented’. French bronzes marked
with ‘deposé’ have the same meaning.
similar bronze is listed on ebay for GBP 245 equivalent to $ 307.59. Click here. Compare with our price. However, you see that the condition of our lizard
is by far better.
down for more examples.
ca. 2 ¾ “ (7 cm) across
Good with almost no paint loss. Original
paint, no restoration, no repairs, no touch ups!
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