Demetre Chiparus; 'Dancer of Palmyra' a carved ivory and  bronze figure of a dancer
Lot 959Y
Demetre Chiparus (Romanian, 1888-1950): 'Dancer of Olynthus', a cold painted gilt bronze and carved ivory figure of a dancer, circa 1925
Sold for AU$ 33,600 (US$ 31,407) inc. premium
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Demetre Chiparus (Romanian, 1888-1950):
'Dancer of Olynthus', a cold painted gilt bronze and carved ivory figure of a dancer, circa 1925
modeled as a topless dancer wearing a filigree drape around her hips, standing on demi pointe with one leg extended and her arms raised, on a stepped onyx base, signed Chiparus on the onyx,
37cm high (14.5" high)

Footnotes

  • Please see Alberto Shayo, Chiparus, Master of Art Deco,, Abbeville Press Publishers, 1999, plate 35, page 103 for a similar example
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