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    Sale 2100

    An Important Private Collection of French Bronze and Ivory Figures

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 5

    DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)

    'LEOTARD' A COLD-PAINTED AND PATINATED BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE, CIRCA 1928**

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    DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)
    'Leotard' A Cold-Painted and Patinated Bronze and Ivory Figure, circa 1928**
    on onyx and marble base, edited by Les Neveux de J. Lehmann
    19 in. (48.3 cm.) high
    base marked Chiparus


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    cf. A. Shayo, Chiparus Master of Art Deco, New York, 1999, p. 168, pl. 199.

    'Leotard' is an extremely rare figure, of which only one other one is known to exist.

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