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    A Fine Oscar Bach Bronze Reticulated Parlor Mirror

    Oscar Bach, German-American (1884-1957)
    Signed
    New York
    48 inches in height, 26.25 inches in width

    A rare and beautifully detailed Oscar Bruno Bach bronze parlor mirror, with his iconic classical theater mask in the top center, surrounded by flowing bronze floral and ivy motifs.
    Oscar Bach was one of the most technically skilled and commercially successful figures in the field of decorative metalwork during the first half of the 20th century. His design and production ranted from small, utilitarian designs for the home (i.e., ashtrays), to grand-scale architectural elements. Many of Manhattan's landmarks contain elements of Oscar Bach's work, notably among them, the lobby of the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Rockefeller Center, and the New York City Department of Health. Other architectural pieces by Bach adorn prominent buildings through out the United States, including those at Yale University, the Toledo Museum of Art, and the Procurement Division of the Treasury Department, Washington, D. C.


    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    1st-2nd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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