Georges Lavroff (1895-1991)
Art Deco Marble and Bronze Clock Garniture circa 1930

Lot 235
4 0005 000
marble, bronze 37 x 47 cm Russian Sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and decorator George Lavroff is born in Siberia on April 18, 1895. He first produces sculptures in Siberia, then in Moscow. In 1927, George Lavroff is sent to France where he creates many art déco animal sculptures, produced in bronze and ceramics by several art editors. These sculptures bring him fame in the Western world. In 1935, George Lavroff returns to Moscow where he becomes an official artist and creates monumental sculptures and busts of Soviet rulers.