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    Sale 2100

    An Important Private Collection of French Bronze and Ivory Figures

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)

    'FINALE' A PATINATED, COLD-PAINTED AND SILVERED BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURAL GROUP, CIRCA 1928**

    Price Realised  

    DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)
    'Finale' A Patinated, Cold-Painted and Silvered Bronze and Ivory Figural Group, circa 1928**
    on onyx base, edited by Les Neveux de J. Lehmann
    24½ in. (62.2 cm.) high
    base marked Chiparus, with metal plaque Finale Demetre Chiparus


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    cf. A. Shayo, Chiparus Master of Art Deco, New York, 1999, p. 145, pl. 76.
    V. Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, London, 1992, p. 34.
    B. Catley, Art Deco and other figures, Antique Collector's Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1978, p. 94.

    Chiparus designed this model in three different sizes, the present sculpture being the largest.