Austrian bronze statuette,Circa 1930 by Stephan Dakon for Vienna Bronze. The Statue features a young ballet dancer is Ballet Russes inspired attire casted in solid bronze with cold-painted chryselephantine finish all fixed to a shaped green onyx base. It is a unique Art Deco piece in form and dress by one of the era's youngest and brightest sculptors.
This same dancer can be viewed in the book Art Deco and Other Figures by Bryan Catley on page 121.
Stefan Dakon (1904–1992) was an Austrian artist worked in close association with Josef Lorenzl, producing many exciting bronze figurine sculptures of the Art Deco period. Dakon's models were used among others by members of the association of bronze producers "Wiener Bronzen" ("Vienna Bronze"), as well as by the famous ceramics manufacturer Goldscheider from Vienna. He also designed models for the Austrian ceramics manufacturer Keramos.
HEIGHT: 8.9 in. (23 cm)
WIDTH: 4.5 in. (11 cm)
DEPTH: 6.25 in. (16 cm)