H. 32 cm x W. 10 cm. x L. 28 cm.
H. 12.6 inch x W. 3.9 inch. x L. 11 inch.
Similar models are illustrated in the book
“Animals in bronze” by Christopher Payne. Antique collectors club.
General information about the artist:
“Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs” by E. Benezit. Gründ.
“Art deco and other figures” by Brian Catley, Antique collectors club.
“Dictionnaire illustré des sculpteurs animaliers & fondeurs de l’antiquité à nos jours “ by Jean Charles Hachet. Argus Valentines.
“The dictionary of sculptors in bronze” by James Mackay. Antique collectors club.
“Art deco sculpture, Statuettes of the twenties and thirties.” by Victor Arwas, Academy/ St Martins. “Mascottes passion” by Michel Legrand, Antic show éditions.
“Mascottes automobiles” by Michel Legrand, EPA éditions
Art Deco sculpture picturing a couple of birds sitting on an ancre by the well known French sculptor Andre Vincent Becquerel. The sculpture is signed and has the foundry mark L.N. Paris for Les Neveux de Lehmann. The bronze has a lovely patina and is mounted on a Belgian Black marble base. Ca. 1925.