Demetre Chiparus; 'The little sad one'
Lot 1054Y
Demetre Chiparus (Romanian, 1888-1950): 'The Little Sad One', a gilt bronze and carved ivory figure, circa 1925
Sold for AU$ 52,800 (US$ 49,355) inc. premium
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Demetre Chiparus (Romanian, 1888-1950):
'The Little Sad One', a gilt bronze and carved ivory figure, circa 1925
modelled as a young woman wearing a nightgown and pulling up the hem to wipe her eyes, on a sloping square yellow variegated black marble base, signed DH Chiparus on her hem,
31cm high, 12" high

Footnotes

  • Please see Victor Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, Academy Editions/St Martin's Press, 1992, page 39 and Alberto Shayo, Chiparus, Master of Art Deco,, Abbeville Press Publishers, 1999, plate 8, page 76 for similar examples
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