Ukraine Interest, Amusing Sculpture Of A Bibliophile/ Bookworm.
Standing in front of a illuminated lantern reading a book, loaded with other books in his pockets, his bag, between his legs, standing on books and the base as a bookcase with more books and a jug.
Finely carved in detail, in very good original condition no missing pieces and with original old beautiful patination.
Signed: W. Orysik, is the sculptor Wasyl Orysik who was working in circa 1940-45 in Wertheim Germany, and he came from Ukraine.
German circa 1940-45
Height till top of lantern 123cm.
23cm wide, 26cm deep.