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Les Amis des Toujours

Gilt and cold-painted bronze with ivory, onyx base. Standing female figure in a long dress with red, silver and gold sequined top, jewelled belt and collar, long, gold, ruffled skirt and a matching cloche hat. Her head and hands of ivory. Figure flanked by two golden borzois. On white and brown...

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Marks

Signed: Chiparus in script on top of base behind figure. MADE IN FRANCE 22 stamped in lower edge of dress.

Provenance

1981, Mr. John P. Axelrod, Boston; 1985, Gift of Mr. Axelrod to the MFA (Accession Date September 24, 1985).

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

French, 20th century, about 1925

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1985.659

Medium or Technique

Metal; Ivory

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture