Lot: 348

Demètre H. Chiparus
'Danseuse au éventail', c. 1925

Demètre H. Chiparus

Dancer in skin-tight leotard with a cap, kneeling on one leg in a pose, swinging the fans next to and behind her. H. 56.2 cm, 62 x 11 cm. Bronze, gold-plated, silver-plated and cold-painted, face, hands and parts of the fan made of carved ivory, partially painted. Base signed: Chiparus (incised). Base made of brown onyx and orange-red marble.

This lot contains materials protected by the Washington conservation agreement such as ivory, rhino horn, rosewood etc. Many countries have changed their import / export laws regarding these materials in recent years. Thus, Quittenbaum needs to ask any potential Buyer to check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. 

Hammer Price: 140,000 €

159C - Art Nouveau - Art Deco Part II
17. November 2021 at 3:00 PM

Literature:

Shayo, Chiparus, New York 1999, p. 150.