André Vincent Becquerel Cat Sculpture Bronze Art Deco
Art Deco bronze of a cat in a caricature rendering stretching with a round mouth and big eyes. Well-known French sculptor Andre Vincent Becquerel French circa 1930. Also known for car mascots and this may have originally been designed for that. This unusual and original piece signed on the lower bottom A. Becquerel mounted on a stepped green marble base.
André Vincent Becquerel (French, 1893-1981)
A well-known artist for many famous pieces birds, panthers and can be referenced in these books. “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
9″ T x 4.25 x 4.25