13 June 2008
DEMETRE H. CHIPARUS (1886-1947)
'Ballets Russes' A Patinated Bronze and Ivory Figural Group, circa 1925**
on marble base, edited by Etling
24 in. (61 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. 16, p. 142, pl. 73.
B. Catley, Art Deco and other figures, Antique Collector's Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1978, p. 88.
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