RENÉ BUTHAUD (1886-1986)

The Birth of Venus , Circa 1926-1928

Sculpture representing The Birth of Venus after a sculpture by Jean-Elie Chaveron (1898-1954). 

Ceramic with rich enameling; one uses the motif of shagreen for the figure of Venus and the other of snake skin for the decorative parts.

Signed "E. Chaveron", inside under the base. 

Ref. 7 


H 41,5 - L 46 cm (H 16.3 - W 18.1 in)


Pierre Cruège, collaboration d'Anne Lajoix, "René Buthaud (1886-1986), Paris, Les Editions de l'Amateur, 1996. Identical model in cracked white reproduced p. 153.