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Lot 0440
circa 1930, signed to base "GERDAGO" and with foundry mark for Arthur Rubenstein of Vienna, Austria, raised on a stepped onyx plinth.
HOA 12.5 in.
Born Gerda Gottstein in Vienna in 1906, she studied art in both Berlin and then Paris. By the early 1930s she began a very successful career as a costume designer for dance revues and films, earning the nickname the "Austrian Edith Head." She passed away in Vienna on January 20, 2004.


Wear to enameling; tight stable hairlines to carved ivory face with some staining. This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state, and/or local law. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.

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A Gerdago Cold-Painted Bronze & Ivory Dancer

Estimate $1,000 - $3,000
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