Demetre Chiparus 'The Secret' a Large Cold-Painted Bronze and Ivory Group, circa 1930
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Demetre Chiparus 'The Secret' a Large Cold-Painted Bronze and Ivory Group, circa 1930
Sold for £43,200 (US$ 72,611) inc. premium
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Demetre Chiparus
'The Secret' a Large Cold-Painted Bronze and Ivory Group, circa 1930
modelled as two females in intricate dresses, one with her arm around the other's shoulder, leaning forward whispering into her ear, on a shaped onyx and marble base with sunburst motif
55cm high, signed to base 'Chiparus' stamped to underskirt 'Made in France'

Footnotes

  • Please see Alberto Shayo's 'Chiparus, Master of Art Deco', Abbeville Press, 1999, pg. 89, plate 21 for a similar example of this study.
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