An Art Deco spelter figurine by Enrique Molins-Balleste, France ca 1925, “Femme Moderne”, the black and tan decorated figure sat on an elaborate modernist clock.
Enrique Molins-Balleste Born in Barcelona and worked out of Paris. Famous for his theatrical and genre groups and figurative lighting, his sculptures can be found in spelter, bronze and bronze / ivory.
This is a stunning sculpture, in lovely condition with an extremely unusual and stylish base…very “Hollywood”!
Enrique Molins Balleste, Spanish, 1893-1958
Condition: winding key is not present. Operation of the clock is unclear
Singed: BALLESTE on the the lady