He bust and is signed E Villanis on the figure's left shoulder. Height is about 10 inches incl. The 1¼ inch thick green marble base. The base is about 5.5 lbs. The bust, as its title hints, is probably a representation of "Scheherazade", the wife of Prince "Schahriar", from the famous romance novel / tales "Arabian Nights".Emmanuel Villanis was one of the most popular sculptors of the late 19th century. His large female bronze busts Collection were exported from Paris to all over the world.
O scratches, damage, oxidization or discoloration with gorgeous uniform patina all over. Please take a close look at the photos as they form a complementary part of the item's condition and description.