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    Sale 2100

    An Important Private Collection of French Bronze and Ivory Figures

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)

    'BALLETS RUSSES' A PATINATED BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURAL GROUP, CIRCA 1925**

    Price Realised  

    DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)
    'Ballets Russes' A Patinated Bronze and Ivory Figural Group, circa 1925**
    on marble base, edited by Etling
    24 in. (61 cm.) high
    base marked DH Chiparus and Etling Paris


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    cf. A. Shayo, Chiparus Master of Art Deco, New York, 1999, p. 16, p. 142, pl. 73.
    B. Catley, Art Deco and other figures, Antique Collector's Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1978, p. 88.

    Special Notice

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