J Boux - Silver Bronze skater, Sonja Henie

Description
J Boux - Silver Bronze skater, Sonja Henie
France - 1920-1949 - Silvered bronze

Silver-plated bronze skater on ice, probably the Norwegian skater Sonja Henie, Olympic gold medallist and European champion in the 1930s.
She is considered one of the greatest skaters, the 1st to have worn a short skirt during a competition.

The skate is signed J Boux, art deco period, early 20th century

Lot details
Object
Silver Bronze skater, Sonja Henie
Material
Silvered bronze
Designer/ Artist
J Boux
Estimated Period
1920-1949
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
23×6×30 cm
Weight
2.3 kg
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