A delightful Art Nouveau early 20th Century hand carved ivory figure of a very beautiful dancing nude, with excellent detail and finish. Raised on a shaped three tiered turned ivory plinth, signed with initials E.R. for Ernest Rancoulet.
Height: 13 cm
Condition: Excellent condition
Materials: Hand Carved Ivory
Ernest Rancoulet (French, 1870 ~ 1915) An important sculptor working at the turn of the 19th Century specialising in allegorical and figurative subjects that combine classicism with a touch of the idiosyncratic style of the Art Nouveau era