• 20th Century Decorative Art  & auction at Christies

    Sale 7759

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    27 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 9

    DEMETRE CHIPARUS (1886-1947)

    STARLIGHT, CIRCA 1925

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    DEMETRE CHIPARUS (1886-1947)
    STARLIGHT, CIRCA 1925
    patinated, enamalled and gilt-bronze, ivory, on onyx plinth
    23 in. (58.6 cm.) high
    engraved mark D.H.Chiparus to onyx plinth


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Saleroom Notice

    The image in the catalogue has been incorrectly numbered as lot 8.


    Literature

    Alberto Shayo, Chiparus, Master of Art Deco, New York, 1993, pl. 116 (model illustrated)