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An Orientalist Art Deco cold painted bronze figure of an Arab water seller by Bruno Zach (1891 - 1935)

Estimate: $800 - $1,200


Lot Description

An Orientalist Art Deco cold painted bronze figure of an Arab water seller by Bruno Zach (1891 - 1935), signed Zach and with makers marks Argentor-Werke of Vienna to the base, the kneeling seller with jar presents a drinking cup. The figurine is screwed on flat bronze base. H.135mm. Note: Zach emigrated to Austria, studied at the Vienna Academy becoming a renowned sculptor of Orientalist subjects and works often incorporating the seedy side of nightlife in Berlin, notably tall, athletic, dominating women.