info Goldscheider - Lemoine
Gorgeous terra cotta by Lemoine for Goldscheider.
Young Arab boy in turban and loin cloth, sharpening an arrrow ( the wooden arrow is gone).
Beautiful detail!! Some very little old related wear to the patina, but no reparations or damage!!Very good condition!!
The statue has the Goldscheider mark and 'reproduction interdite' and signed by the sculptor Lemoine (1818-1854) .
High 52 cm / 20,5 inch; late 19th century
Pictured in the book 'Terres cuite Orientalistes et Africaines' by Stéphane Richemond
Friedrich Goldscheider and his successors were by far the most important manufacturers of terracotta sculptures, both by the quality and quantity of their production.
Golscheider sculptures are world famous and sought after as items of numerous collections all over the world.
He exhibited in all major events in Austria and France, e.g. at the World Expositions. He won many awards.