• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 377

    A French patinated and cold-painted gilt-bronze, bronze and ivory figure, entitled 'Vested Dancer'

    CAST AND CARVED FROM A MODEL BY D.H. CHIPARUS (RUMANIAN, 1886-1947), CIRCA 1925

    Price Realised  

    A French patinated and cold-painted gilt-bronze, bronze and ivory figure, entitled 'Vested Dancer'
    Cast and carved from a model by D.H. Chiparus (Rumanian, 1886-1947), circa 1925
    Mounted on onyx plinth, signed D. Chiparus
    55.3 cm. high


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    Another cast of this model was sold at Christie's London King Street, 3 October 2007, lot 121.

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    Literature

    Alberto Shayo, Chiparus, Master of Art Deco, New York, 1993, p. 111, ill. 43.