|A 1925 French Running Faun mascot by Joseph Emmanuel Cormier, known as Joseph Emmanuel Descomps. This is an exceptionally rare and extremely fine mascot. Signed, Joe Descomps and finished in a silvered bronze. Produced by the Etling foundry in Paris. The piece stands 170mm high and is the larger of two sizes. |
Joseph Emmanuel Descomps was born in 1868 and exhibited at the Salon d'Automme and the TuilleriesHe studied under Hiollin and exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francais, where he won third classin 1921, second class in 1925, finally achieving first class in 1928.