London, South Kensington
13 May 1999
'The Eternal Story'
a cold-painted spelter and faux ivoire figure group, cast and carved from a model by D.H.Chiparus, modelled as Pierrot and Columbine in typical costume, she reclines with her head resting on his lap, on a stepped mottled brown, black and green rectangular onyx base, base with incised signature -- 75.5cm. diam.
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C.f. Alberto Shayo, Chiparus, Master of Art Deco, Abbeville Press, 1993, p. 90 for illustration of this model.
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