info antique bronze police dog by D. H. Chiparus      1000

 

Gorgeous antique gilt bronze dog, by the Roumanian sculptor Demetre Chiparus, who, for the longest time has been working in Paris, where he died. (1888 -1950).

On a beautiful marble base. Plaque on the base: 'Chien policier; par D. H. Chiparus; laureat du salon de Beaux Arts'.

Beautiful gilt patina in superb condition!

Superb lifelike expression of the dog! Look at the expression in his eyes!!! Gorgeous details: his snout, his eyes, his fur!! One of the most beautiful bonze dogs I have ever seen!!

Total height: ca 30 cm / 11,8 inch

Base: 35 x 11 cm /  13,8 x 4,35 inch

early 1900