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My heart belongs to Chiparus Dolly Sisters

November 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

THIS magnificent bronze and ivory figure by the great Romanian-born Art Deco sculptor Demetre Chiparus may not be unique – numerous editions would have been cast – but the two exotic vaudeville dancers it depicts surely were. They were the Dolly Sisters, the original dolly birds, alluringly naughty legends in their own lifetime on both […]

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Tags: Art Deco · Chiparus · Ivory

Collectors carve out a hobby from antique Japanese ivory figures

March 9th, 2006 · 2 Comments

by Christopher Proudlove©Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português Standing on his little circular plinth, his inscrutable smile belying the fact that time has caused him to stoop under the weight of his burden, this little Japanese figure of a basket seller is so lifelike, you almost expect him to give you a […]

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Tags: Ivory · Japanese