Demetre Chiparus 'Clara' a Large Art Deco Cast Bronze and Carved Ivory Study of a Dancer from the Ballet Russes, circa 1925
Lot 63Y Ф
Demetre Chiparus
'Clara' a Large Art Deco Cast Bronze and Carved Ivory Study of a Dancer from the Ballet Russes, circa 1925
£140,000 - 160,000
US$ 230,000 - 260,000
amended

Lot Details
Demetre Chiparus 'Clara' a Large Art Deco Cast Bronze and Carved Ivory Study of a Dancer from the Ballet Russes, circa 1925 Demetre Chiparus 'Clara' a Large Art Deco Cast Bronze and Carved Ivory Study of a Dancer from the Ballet Russes, circa 1925 Demetre Chiparus 'Clara' a Large Art Deco Cast Bronze and Carved Ivory Study of a Dancer from the Ballet Russes, circa 1925
Demetre Chiparus
'Clara' a Large Art Deco Cast Bronze and Carved Ivory Study of a Dancer from the Ballet Russes, circa 1925
capturing the dramatic pose of a female dancer , in elaborate costume after Diaghilev, decorated with cold-painted copper tones and silvered decoration to the body, enhanced with enamelling, raised on stepped and shaped marble base
72cm long and 56cm high, engraved to base 'Chiparus' alongside the name of the original commission by 'H.Bianchi Tinsis'

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Bianchi Tinsis family

    Literature: 'Chiparus Master of Art Deco' by Alberto Shayo, New York 1993, page 115 plate 47.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the family name referenced in the provenance of this lot should be "Tunis" not Tinsis - 'The Bianchi Tunis Family'.
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

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