Gorgeous chryselephantine statue of St. Theresa, 'the little flower' in gilt bronze and carved ivory; by the world famous Demeter H. Chiparus
Gilt bronze and carved ivory face and hands. The left hand has been replaced. The marble is old, but not original. There are several fixing points in the marble, but they can be covered with the statue itself.
Gilding in very good condition!!!!
Signed: 'H. Chiparus' and the foundery mark: 'Etling, Paris'
Height without the marble 40,5 cm / 16 inch
Height with the marble 48,5 cm / 19 inch