Demetre Chiparus  'Starfish' an Impressive Cold-painted Bronze and Carved Ivory Study, circa 1925
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Demetre Chiparus 'Starfish' an Exceptional Large Size Art Deco Cold-Painted Bronze and Carved Ivory Figure, circa 1925
Sold for £91,250 (US$ 153,374) inc. premium
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Demetre Chiparus
'Starfish' an Exceptional Large Size Art Deco Cold-Painted Bronze and Carved Ivory Figure, circa 1925
modelled as an exotic dancer in a close fitting full body costume with aquatic design, stood with both arms raised to a point above her head, on a shaped marble base, cold-painted in vibrant tones of petrol blue and silver
77cm high, signed to marble 'D.H Chiparus'

Footnotes

  • For a similar study please see Alberto Shayo 'Chiparus; Master of Art Deco', second edition, Abbeville Publishing, 1999, pg. 152
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