London, South Kensington
28 October 2014
DEMETRE CHIPARUS (1888-1950)
'RUSSIAN DANCERS', CIRCA 1925
patinated, gilt and cold-painted bronze, and ivory, on marble base
16 ½ in. (42 cm.) high
base engraved D. H. Chiparus
Private collection, Paris.
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Similar example illustrated:
A. Shayo, Chiparus, Master of Art Deco, New York, 1993, p. 148, pl. 79.
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