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'

 ca. 1910

Height without the marble 40,5 cm / 16 inch

Height with the marble 48,5 cm / 19 inch  

 

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chryselephantine, by Demeter Chiparus, in gilt bronzechryselephantine, by Demeter Chiparus, in gilt bronze