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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA976034: Early 20th Century Sculpture Entitled "été" By Demetre Chiparus

Early 20th Century Sculpture Entitled "été" By Demetre Chiparus

£5,850    $7,584    €6,948
A fabulous Art Deco cold painted gilt and silver bronze figure of a beautiful young woman reclining on a bed of wheat sheaves exhibiting rich colour and very fine hand chased surface detail, raised on a black marble base and signed D H Chiparus
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 
Height: 23 cm
 
Width: 78 cm
 
Depth: 17 cm
 
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
 
Circa: 1920
 
Materials: Bronze & Marble
 
Book Ref Chiparus Master of Art Deco by A Shayo
 
Page No. 230
 
SKU: 8902
 
ABOUT
 
Chiparus – The Master of Art Deco
 
Romanian by birth, Chiparus worked entirely in Paris, first exhibiting in the Salon of 1914. He is best known for his figures or exotic dancer made of carved ivory and highly worked bronze. The subjects of these chryselephantine works were taken from popular personalities of the day, from contemporary theatre characters and the Orientalist zeitgeist in Paris in the interwar years, as exemplified by Diaghilev’s Ballets Russe.
 
Chiparus’s early figures, those on a relatively simple bases, were primarily cast by Etling, a Paris foundry the retailer of contemporary French decorative arts in the 1920s and 1930s. The later pieces were made by the Les Neveux de J Lehmann foundry which specialised in making the more elaborate marble and onyx plinths.
 
The Ballets Russes
 
The Ballets Russes was a ballet company established in 1909 by the Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev and performed until his death in 1929. It created a sensation in Western Europe because of the great vitality of Russian ballet compared to French dance and penetrated every facet of entertainment. The great Paris...
Antique #SA976034, showcased on this page, originates from 1920. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
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