OSCAR BACH ANTIQUE STANDING ASHTRAY ART DECO SIGNED6033

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 18, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

PRESENTED FOR BIDDING IS AN ORIGINAL SIGNED ANTIQUE OSCAR B. BACH ART DECO (1920'S 30'S)METALWORK STANDING FLOOR ASHTRAY.

CONDITION: THIS PIECE CONSIDERING ITS AGE AND USE IS IN OVERALL GOOD CONDITION. AS SHOWN IN THE PICTURES, THE ASHTRAY BOWL HAS SOME LITE DENTING ON BOTH SIDES AND T HAS BEEN AT SOME POINT IN TIME A REPAIR MADE W THE POST MEETS THE BOTTOM BASE. THIS ITEM NEEDS A CLEANING TO GET IT BACK TO ITS ORIGINAL CONDITION. A GREAT COLLECTIBLE FIND!!!!

REGARDING TYPE OF METALWORK: I FOUND THIS OBJECT RECENTLY AT AN ESTATE SALE IN TUCSON, AZ. I DO NOT CLAIM TO BE AN EXPERT AND I'M NOT 100% CERTAIN WHAT THE METALWORK MATERIAL IS, BUT I WOULD SAY TO MY BEST ABILITY THAT IT APPEARS TO BE MADE OF BRONZE WITH THE ASHTRAY BOWL SECTION IN BRASS.

OBJECT STANDS TO TOP OF BOWL APPX. 26" - FROM TOP OF CIGAR HOLDERS APPX. 29". ASHTRAY BOWL APPX. 8" DIAMETER WITH BOTTOM BASE DIAMETER AT 9" INCHES.

ON THE UNDERSIDE ATTACHED IS A SMALL NAME PLATE THAT IS ENGRAVED WITH THE ARTIST'S NAME IN SCRIPT. PIECE IS ALSO NUMBERED #6033.

HISTORY OF THE ARTIST: Oscar Bruno Bach (German - American, 1884-1957), German born craftsman, 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. Oscar Bach was born in
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