13 June 2008
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.
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