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    Sale 2100

    An Important Private Collection of French Bronze and Ivory Figures

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 3

    DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)

    'MISS KITA' A SILVERED AND PATINATED BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE, CIRCA 1928**

    Price Realised  

    DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)
    'Miss Kita' A Silvered and Patinated Bronze and Ivory Figure, circa 1928**
    on onyx base, edited by Etling
    26 in. (66 cm.) high
    base marked DH Chiparus and Etling Paris


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    cf. V. Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, London, 1992, p. 55.
    B. Catley, Art Deco and other figures, Antique Collector's Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1978, p. 100.

    Miss Kita is considered to be one of the rarest of the models designed by Chiparus.