B1900 - Divine Antique French Belle Mademoiselle Wax Bust On Wooden Plinth, After Houdon
This is a divine antique French wax bust dating from the early 1900's. It is in the style of Jean Antoine Houdon's 'Fille au chignon - Louise Brongniart' and is very charming.
The subject is a very pretty young mademoiselle. She has beautiful wavy hair styled in a chignon and held up with a bandana. She has sweet, child like features with an adorable air of innocence.
The wax is finely moulded and has a pale almost translucent creamy hue with contrasting sepia tones.
The bust is on a turned wood plinth.
Both the bust and it's plinth have survived the years in good antique condition.
The bust on it's plinth measures :- 32 cm (12.6 inches) high x 15.5 cm (6.2 inches) wide.
A gorgeous bust to enhance any period display and another divine antique French find from La Belle Étoffe!
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