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    Sale 2100

    An Important Private Collection of French Bronze and Ivory Figures

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 9

    DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)


    Price Realised  


    DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)
    'Ring Dancer' A Patinated Bronze and Ivory Figure, circa 1928**
    on marble base, edited by Etling
    17 3/8 in. (44.2 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. 32 for a photograph of the dancer Zoula de Boncza in the 'Folies sur Folies' revue at the Folies Bergère, p. 155, pl. 86. V. Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, London, 1992, p. 44.
    B. Catley, Art Deco and other figures, Antique Collector's Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1978, p. 96.

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