21 November 2007,
Price realised EUR 4,375
Estimate EUR 1,500 - EUR 2,500
Demetre H. Chiparus (Rumanian, 1886-1947)
Lazzarone; The Schoolgirl - two figures of children
One signed H. Chiparus and foundry mark ETLING PARIS; the other signed Chiparus and ETLING Paris
ivory and bronze
22-17 cm. high (2)
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See for comparison of Lazzarone figure:
Alberto Shayo, Chiparus, Master of Art Deco, New York/London, 1993/1999, p. 37
And see for comparison of both figures:
Bryan Catley, Art Deco and other Figures, Woodbridge, 1978, pp. 66-67
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