FRENCH STARFISH DANCER SIGNED CHIPARUS BRONZE SCULPTURE STATUE FIGURINE ART DECO

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  • Sold Date: Aug 07, 2012
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FRENCH STARFISH DANCER SIGNED CHIPARUS BRONZE SCULPTURE STATUE FIGURINE ART DECO

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition . Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:Height 26" x Width 8" Marble Dimensions: 8" X 5" Height without base: 22" Weight : 22 LBS Inventory : 46XQ00311064

About the Sculpture: You are viewing an outstanding sculpture of the "Starfish Dancer", by Demetre Chiparus, master sculptor of the Art Deco period. It's a charming piece that depicts a young lady in a graceful dance position with her arms over her head and her legs crossed over each other while standing on the tips of her toes. It would make a great collectible decorative piece for your home. True to the art deco period this is a delightful replica by Romanian-born and Paris-trained artist Demetre H. Chiparus (1886-1947) cast in bronze with a dark brown patina complemented by man-made ivory. Demetre Chiparus was originally born in Romania and exhibited his works in high class galleries in Paris. His sculptures were based on ballet and the theater. His statues were always exquisitely detailed.About the Artist: He attended school in Italy and at the Ecole Des Beaux Arts in Paris, and he exhibited at the Salon in 1914. Chiparus was particularly adept in the technique of chryselephantine, the combination of bronze and ivory to produce dramatic,
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