Demeter H. Chiparus (Romanian, 1888-1950) 'Antinea'
Lot 249Y
Demetre Chiparus 'Antinea' An Impressive Cold Painted Bronze and Ivory Figure of an Egyptian Dancer, circa 1930
Sold for £78,000 (US$ 131,025) inc. premium
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Demetre Chiparus
'Antinea' An Impressive Cold Painted Bronze and Ivory Figure of an Egyptian Dancer, circa 1930
modelled as a lady in exotic costume and balanced sur les points, holding her green and gilt decorated cloak above her head, on a shaped variated marble and onyx plinth
67.5cm high, signed 'D H Chiparus' to the marble, stamped 'Bronze'

Footnotes

  • Please see Alberto Shayo's 'Chiparus, Master of Art Deco', Abbeville Press, 1999, pg. 153, V. Arwas 'Art Deco Sculpture', Academy Editions/St Martins Press, 1992 pg 46-47 and Brian Catley's 'Art Deco and Other Figures', Antique Collectors Club, 2003 pg. 101 for images of similar studies.
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