28 November 2008
Indiscreet base engraved "Chiparus"
Cold-painted, parcel-gilt and silver bronze with patina, carved and tinted ivory on onyx base, 43 by 21 by 12 cm.
Provenance: Okroyan collection, UK.
Literature: A. Shayo, Chiparus: Master of Art Deco, Abbeville Press Inc., USA, 1993, p. 79 illustrated.
B. Catley, Art Deco and Other Figures, Antique Collectors' Club, 2003, p. 74 illustrated.
Art Deco Sculpture: From Root to Flourishing, vol 1, Russian House Art Deco, 2008, p. 149 illustrated.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.