Original Signed Chryselephantine Bronze & Ivory Dancer by CJR Colinet
£6,750.00 + VAT
A stunning Claire Colinet Chryselephantine bronze and ivory sculpture of a flute dancer.
It’s signed & was made by Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet (1880–1950) who was a famous French sculptor of Belgian birth who worked during the early-to-mid 20th century.
It’s rare find & these Chryselephantines are becoming more and more hard to find.
Most of them are now in public and private collections.
The only comparable I can find is the exact same piece sold at Bonhams in 2007 for £21,000. See the description below:-
‘The Flute Player’ a Fine Gilt Bronze and Carved Ivory Figure, circa 1920
the female figure modelled balancing on one leg, with one arm outstretched the other across her body, dressed in a tunic-style top and flowing skirt, on marble base
54.5cm high, signed ‘Cl J.R Colinet’ to base (replacement flute) This one doesn’t have a flute
Sold for £ 21,600 inc. premium at Bonhams 2007
This one is the same, but is missing the flute, but that could be made, like the one that was sold in Bonhams.
Width – 5 inches , 13 cm
Depth – 5 inches , 13 cm
Height – 22 inches , 55 cm
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