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A Fieldings Crown Devon Art Deco Figure of Rio Rita c1934

Heading :  A Fieldings Crown Devon Art Deco Figure of Rio Rita
Date : 1931-1937
Period : George V
Marks :Printed Crown Devon trade mark and K Parsons
Origin :Stoke, Staffordshire
Colour :Polychrome and gilt
Pattern :Floral gown.
Features :Wonderfully modelled and detailed
Condition : Exemplary
Restoration : None
Dimensions : Height 30.5 cms
Weight : 735 grams

Reference  See Crown Devon The History of S Fielding and Co, Hill Susan, pages 149 and 150 for similar examples.

Eric Knowles Comments

Kathleen Parsons and Walter Lamonby were responsible for an extensive series of fashionable ladies and dancers modelled during the 1930's. The company introduced this range to offer direct competition to those being imported by Goldscheider and Katzhutte and in the case of 'Rio Rita' in my opinion Kathleen Parsons has equalled anything offered by Goldscheider and eclipsed those produced by Katzhutte.

 

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  • Product Code: 20090487
  • Availability: Sold
  • £250.00

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