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Authentic Antique 1900 Franz Bergman Bronze 7.5" Metamorphic Figurine Windy Day

Authentic Antique 1900 Franz Bergman Bronze 7.5" Metamorphic Figurine Windy Day
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  • Product: bronze figurine
  • Additional Material: bronze
  • Style/Period: Art Nouveau
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Original/Repro: Original
  • Maker: franz Bergmann
  • Country of Origin: austria


Here for your consideration is an absolutely fabulous, antique, genuine original, circa 1900, Franz Bergmann, Austrian Vienna, geschutzt, cold painted, metamorphic, 7.5" bronze figurine, fully stamped, and known as 'Windy Day'.

It depicts a cold painted, metamorphic, bronze figurine, of an exotic/risqué female dancer, modelled holding the sides of her skirt, the skirt being hinged upwards to reveal her nudity, standing on a magical Persian carpet/rug. The rug is detailed in gold and edged in green and red, set to a marble base, and signed Namgreb with the Bergmann potted seal ..... that's the extent of the detail, in this truly magical cold painted bronze figurine. 

The detail and workmanship in this superb cold painted bronze figurine, is absolutely exquisite. This 7.5" bronze figurine known as "Windy day" is depicted on page 228 in Joseph Zobel's book "Antique Vienna Bronzes" A compulsory guide to Bergmann bronzes, as shown in photo 12 !!

Franz Bergmann (1838-1894) ... 

A professional chaser from Gablonz, who came to Vienna and founded a small bronze factory in 1860. His son, Franz Xaver Bergmann (1861-1936) inherited the company and opened a new foundry in 1900. Many of the bronzes from the 1900's were based on the 19th century designs of his father.

Dimensions as follows ...

Height: 7.5 inches or 19 cm

Width: 3.5 inches or 9 cm

Depth: 3.5 inches or 9 cm

Weight: 2lb 4 oz or 1.03 kg

This fabulous bronze figurine is in excellent original condition, with no damage, dents, dinks, and very little paint loss, commensurate with 115 years of age, trust me, whoever purchases this bronze, will not be disappointed, because it has all the age related patina that you'd expect from a 115 year old Franz Bergmann bronze. Guaranteed 100% genuine, original, Bergmann bronze.

A very well defined, stunning bronze, items this good, don't come up for sale that often, it's certainly one of the best Franz Bergmann, cold painted bronzes, we've seen in a long time. This beautiful Bergmann bronze sculpture is signed Namgreb, and stamped with the Bergmann seal a letter 'B' in an urn-shaped cartouche/pot.

If you're a bronze collector then this is a must have, quality piece to add to any collection. It's so unusual and will be a real talking point amongst your friends. Franz Bergmann bronzes are appreciating in value and have become so very collectable.

A stunning bronze sculpture that would make an ideal gift.

This beautiful Bergmann bronze will be sent out recorded, special delivery with insurance.

Please note, all my international postal charges are only estimates and will be confirmed and altered up or down when I know the destination to where items are being sent. Please also note, I only charge actual costs of postage and packaging with insurance, no more.

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