Art Nouveau Brass bust of a man smoking a cigarette. The bust is signed "ZELEZNY" on the bottom of the right side . Franz Zelezny was an Austrian sculptor who worked in his native town Vienna.He won a great reputation as a sculptor in wood. The bust is a fine and heavy piece with very good detail and casting and is fixed on a rectangular brass base. The item has a fine golden patina and is in excellent condition. It is dated at the beginning of the 20th century.
Base : Length: 3.5"( 90mm), Width: 2.8"( 70mm), Height: 4.7" ( 120mm)