Striking Plaster sculpture of Mephistopheles the Devils demon helper featured in German folklore. He originally appeared in literature as the demon in the Faust legend. Created by the young Italian artist Salvatore Melani (1902 - 1934) and produced in France at the height of Art Deco popularity. This item measures 15” tall, 9” wide, 6” deep. The statue has been touched in over the years in places and has a few small nibbles on the collar and its base. This is a striking piece when viewed from every angle and would be a wonderful addition to someone’s Art Deco collection or for Business/Retail Display. £295.00 Postage can be arranged at separate cost.
Art Deco statue of Mephistopheles by Salvatore Melani