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Christie's New York, An Important Collection of Art Deco Sculpture, 27 May 1982, lot 5.
Similar examples illustrated:
V. Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, London, 1992, p. 22;
A. Shayo, Chiparus Master of Art Deco, New York, 1993, p. 85.