Carl Kauba Marble Wedding Arch with Bronze figures


CARL KAUBA Marble Wedding Arch with Bronze figures circa 1912. Kauba was an Austrian sculptor born in Vienna in 1865-1922. His teachers were Karl Waschmann (1848-1905), known for his ivory sculptures and portrait plaquettes of contemporary celebrities, and Stefan Schwartz (1851-1924), who exhibited in Paris, including the Exposition Universelle of 1900 where he won a gold medal. Kauba’s intricate bronzes, imported to the United States between 1895 and 1912, were cast at the Roman Bronze Works. Carls son Karl Kauba followed in his fathers footsteps and world famously designed & created the winged angel figurine for Rolls Royce. This piece depicts a young suitor leading his bride down some steps covered in an intricately designed carpet. Flowers at her feet and in her hair, both figurines have beautifully ornate costumes with detailed patterns in the cloth. There is a white marble archway that sits on top of a base signed C.Kauba. There are plaques around the base, one reading "with all our best wishes 1936",the other is damaged both added to the base after the sculpture was made. - Approx length 200mm (8”), width 330mm (13”), height 520mm (20 ½”) - WEIGHT 18KG -£2400

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