A rare and important carved ivory and cold-painted bronze: Ballets Russes
Lot 4225
A rare and important carved ivory and cold-painted bronze: Ballets Russes
Sold for US$ 160,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
A rare and important carved ivory and cold-painted bronze: Ballets Russes A rare and important carved ivory and cold-painted bronze: Ballets Russes A rare and important carved ivory and cold-painted bronze: Ballets Russes
Lot Details
A rare and important carved ivory and cold-painted bronze: Ballets Russes
Carved and cast after a model by Demetre H. Chiparus (Roumanian 1886-1947),
Raised on a stepped marble base, inscribed Demetre H. Chiparus.
Height 24in (61cm); width 24in (61cm)

Footnotes

  • This extraordinary model was produced as individual figures, as the pair of flanking dancers, or as the complete trio.

    Literature:
    Alberto Shayo, Chiparus Master of Art Deco, New York, Abbeville, 1999, p. 16 (this example).

    Bryan Catley, ART DECO and other FIGURES, Woodbridge, Antique Collector's Club, 2003, p. 93.
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