Stefan Dakon Goldscheider Art Deco figure - "Bubi" ("little
boy") Vienna Austria c1930, depicting either Louise Brooks or
the more famous at the time, Colleen Moore, the figure wearing a
stylish shorts outfit.
This is a rare figure being the smaller later version but still
retaining the 1928 hairstyle of model number 5815. Stefan Dakon 1904-1992.
Alongside Josef Lorenzl, Dakon is probably now one of the best
known of the Art Deco period designers to work for Goldscheider
(working from 1924) sculpting a wide range of stylish figures
depicting the "modern" woman. He worked in bronze, spelter and
ceramic and also designed for the famous firms of Katzhutte,
Goebel and Keramos.
Model number 6210 -
Goldscheider mark, Austria, impressed Dakon