Alberto Shayo, Chiparus, Un sculpteur Art Déco, Paris, 1993, p. 150 M. Okroyan, Art Deco Sculpture from Root to Flourishing, Vol. 1, Moscow, 2008, pp. 208-209 Alastair Duncan, Art Deco Sculpture, London, 2016, p. 225
Good overall condition.
A few surface scratches, light wear and some traces of oxidation to the bronze consistent with age and use.
Very rare and minute chips to some of the base corners. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."