demetre chiparus 'Semiramis' a Fine Art Deco Craved Ivory and Patinated Bronze Model of the Babylonian Queen, circa 1925

This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information

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$ 204,899) inc. premium
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.
Contacts
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
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories, buyer's premium excluding Cars, Motorbikes, Wine, Whisky and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £10,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £10,000 up to and including £450,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £450,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

For payment information please refer to the sale catalog.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

This lot contains or is made of ivory. The United States Government has banned the import of ivory into the USA.

Y CITES

Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

App