art deco hunter DM Chiparus



There is a bit of controversy and mystery surrounding De Roncourtís work. Biographical information seems lacking, and the fact that not only this sculpture but that of his most famous work,  can sometimes be found signed with the name D. Chiparus has led many to believe that De Roncourt may have been a pseudonym for the amazingly prolific artist Demetre Chiparus.


Gorgeous art deco statue of a hunter with axe

and a fighting panther

on a beautiful  black porto marble base

bronze patinated white metal / spelter (  = zamak )

ca 1930

signed  on the base J. de Roncourt

probably a pseudonym of DM Chiparus


marble 75 cm x 20 cm/   with figures 90 cm length

height 40 cm

hunter 40 cm/ panther 40 cm

very good condition

small signs of  use and age/ some miniscule spots


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