Demetre Chiparus  'Dancer of Kapathala'  a large cold-painted bronze and carved ivory Figure, circa 1925
Lot 314Y
Demetre Chiparus 'Dancer of Kapurthala' a large cold-painted bronze and carved ivory Figure, circa 1925
Sold for £24,000 (US$ 40,771) inc. premium
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Demetre Chiparus
'Dancer of Kapurthala' a large cold-painted bronze and carved ivory Figure, circa 1925
of a female dancer balancing on one leg with both arms out-stretched in an intricate costume in shades of green and grey, heightened with gilt on a stylish green and brown marble base
56cm high, signed to base 'D.H Chiparus'

Footnotes

  • Please see A. Shayo Chiparus Master of Art Deco Abbeville Press, 1999, plate 63, pg. 132 for an image of a near identical study.
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