A Fine & Rare Erotic Viennese Bronze Table Lamp

A Fine & Rare Erotic Viennese Bronze Table Lamp

FRANZ BERGMAN (1861-1936)
A Fine & Rare Erotic Viennese Bronze Table Lamp

Date & Origin c. 1900, Austria
Dimensions
H
35 cm (13 inc)
W
26 cm (10 inc)
D
17 cm (6 inc)
Provenance Franz X. Bergman (1861-1936)
Followed in the footsteps of his father, who ran a small bronze foundry, inheriting the family business in 1900, and adding many small figures, both in patinated and cold painted bronze.
Description
A Fine & Rare Erotic Viennese Bronze Table Lamp By Franz Bergman

The cold painted bronze depicts two slave traders peeping into a tent -like structure erected on a circular base, the domed roof sporting a crescent moon, which, when the spring operated door is opened, reveals, under a light a nubile young female slave, the object of the men's attention. Signed to the reverse, 'Namgreb', (the inversion of 'Bergman'), and the letter 'B' within an urn cartouche.
Medium
Bronze
Signed / Inscribed
Signed to the reverse, 'Namgreb', (the inversion of 'Bergman'), and the letter 'B' within an urn cartouche.
Condition
Excellent
Stock Code 8094
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
35 cm (13 inc)
W
26 cm (10 inc)
D
17 cm (6 inc)
Description
A Fine & Rare Erotic Viennese Bronze Table Lamp By Franz Bergman

The cold painted bronze depicts two slave traders peeping into a tent -like structure erected on a circular base, the domed roof sporting a crescent moon, which, when the spring operated door is opened, reveals, under a light a nubile young female slave, the object of the men's attention. Signed to the reverse, 'Namgreb', (the inversion of 'Bergman'), and the letter 'B' within an urn cartouche.
Stock Code 8094

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