demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925
Lot 97Y Ф
demetre chiparus
'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925
Sold for £ 149,000 (US$ 198,717) inc. premium

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demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925 demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925 demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925 demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925 demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925 demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925 demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925 demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925 demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925
demetre chiparus
'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925
in silvered, cold-painted and parcel-gilt bronze with carved and tinted ivory, on variegated stepped marble base with onyx plaque
67cm high, engraved to base 'Chiparus', 'Made in France' with 'L.N Paris' foundry mark, stamped '2'

Footnotes

  • Literature;
    Alberto Shayo, 'Chiparus; Master of Art Deco', 2016, page 124.
    Bryan Catley, 'Art Deco and Other Figures', 1978, page 98.
    Alistair Duncan, 'The Encyclopedia of Art Deco', 1998, page 27.

    Cultural Reference:
    'Wings Greatest' Album Cover, 1978, Paul McCartney and Wings.
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