• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 375

    A French bronze and gilt-bronze figure entitled 'child with umbrella'

    CAST FROM A MODEL BY DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (RUMANIAN, 1886-1947), FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A French bronze and gilt-bronze figure entitled 'child with umbrella'
    Cast from a model by Demetre H. Chiparus (Rumanian, 1886-1947), first half 20th Century
    Modelled with smiling expression, standing on an octagonal marble base, the umbrella signed D.H.Chiparus
    20.5 cm. high excluding base


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    A plastaline model of this figure is illustrated in Alberto Shayo, Chiparus, Master of Art Deco, New York, 1993, p. 37.

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