This hard stone women's head on mahogany base was designed by Jules Seraphien Vermeire in circa 1920. This hard stone female head on a mahogany pedestal is signed at the back of the head with 'J.V.'
Jules Seraphien Vermiere followed his training at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent and Antwerp (BE). Up to 1912 he worked primarily in wood and the horns of animals. From 1914 until his death in 1977, he worked in his own studio in The Hague (NL), where he mostly used the materials bronze, marble and stone. Between 1930 and 1932 he designed glass objects for Glasfabriek Leerdam, as a pupil of Chris Lebeau.
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