Lot Notes: Serge Zélikson (1890-1960) originates from Belarus during the Russian Empire and arrived in Paris in 1912. During this time he was awarded a scholarship at the l’École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Throughout his career he became a successful sculptor, medal maker and engraver. He is most well known for his bust of Beethoven which is his most common sculpture. In 1920 he assumed French nationality giving the Russian born artist a French-Russian nationality.
Lot Reference: For similar sculptures see Bonhams An Important Sale of Collectors’ Motorcars and Automobilia featuring The Frank Cooke Collection Part II 21st April 2007 Lot 606 and Decorative Arts From 1860 sale 7th October 2015 Lot 418
Measurements: 30.5cm H x 8.5cm W x 8cm D Figure 20.7cm H
Condition: Very Good – Excellent, untouched original condition, wear consistent with age, minor fretting to the edges of the marble with one small chip to the marble.