Bronze of large size representing an oriental dancer, circa 1890, signed on the terrace H.PLE.
Henri Honoré PLÈ, born in Paris in 1853, died in the same city in 1922.
French painter and sculptor, pupil of Mathurin Moreau, he exhibited at the Salon from 1877 where he won an honorable distinction in 1879. Member of the Society of French Artists, he joined the art nouveau movement and received a bronze medal at the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1900.
One element is missing on the right hand