20th century terracotta sculpture of two ostriches

20th century terracotta sculpture of two ostriches

Code: R0212

Dimensions:H: 18.8" (47.8 cm)W: 14.8" (37.6 cm)D: 6.5" (16.5 cm)

£2,400.00 Approx $3212.85, €2874.25

Early 20th century terracotta sculpture of two ostriches with a patinated bronzed finish.  The larger ostrich, poised with head raised and prominent tail feathers, the smaller bird, presumably her chick sitting at her feet.  The whole on an oval shaped naturalistic base incorporating a tree stump.

The base signed A.Amorgasti,  6517 26.
Antonio Amorgasti,(1880-1942) was a sculptor who, interestingly, also worked at Antwerp Zoo.

Belgium circa 1910
Excellent condition
Dimensions (ins) 18.75 high x 14.75 wide x 6.5 deep