Charles Lemanceau French Art Deco Ceramic Bear Couple "sur la banquise"

 Couple of Bears 1935

 
FRENCH ART DECO CERAMIC


These polar bears are black...


This model is named "sur la banquise" (on the ice field)
It is very rare and very sought after !
 
Width: 23.2"(59cm), Height: 12.8"(32.5cm), Depth : 4.7"(12cm)

Condition : excellent


Illustrated in the Sainte-Radegonde's catalog (see photo)

Also illustrated in Les craquelés Art Déco by Alain-René Hardy & Bruno Giardi, the reference book about the French crackle glaze ceramics, at page #109
and in
Craquelés, Les animaux en céramique 1920-1940 by Patrick Malaureille at page #38


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