Items Similar to Large French Art Deco Panther Impalas Sculpture, Bronze Marble, Chiparus Era View More
Large French Art Deco Panther Impalas Sculpture, Bronze Marble, Chiparus Era For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 20 images

Large French Art Deco Panther Impalas Sculpture, Bronze Marble, Chiparus Era


Exceptional, very large French Art Deco sculpture landscape, featuring a panther hunting impalas. The animals are made out of solid bronze and have a light cubistic shape, the base features two types of marble emulating a mountainous landscape, an extremely rare design we have never otherwise, the detailing and intricate details and the mastery of the frozen movement renders this piece is an absolutely unique piece of art. Measures: 14.57 in H x 30.71 in W x 5.31 in D. 37 cm H x 78 cm W x 13.5 cm D. The Art Deco style name was derived from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, held in Paris in 1925, where the style was first exhibited. Art Deco design represented modernism turned into fashion. Its products included both individually crafted luxury items and mass-produced wares, but, in either case, the intention was to create a sleek and antitraditional elegance that symbolized wealth and sophistication. The distinguishing features of the style are shapes that ares geometric or stylized from representational forms and crafted out of often expensive materials, which frequently include man-made substances in addition to natural ones (jade, silver, obsidian, chrome, and rock crystal). Though Art Deco objects were rarely mass-produced, the characteristic features of the style reflected admiration for the modernity of the machine and for the inherent design qualities of machine-made objects Decorative ideas came from American Indian, Egyptian, and early classical sources as well as from nature. Characteristic motifs included nude female figures, animals, foliage, and sunrays, all in conventionalized forms. Most of the outstanding Art Deco creators designed individually crafted or limited-edition items. They included the furniture designers Jacques Ruhlmann and Jacques Adnet, the architect Eliel Saarinen; metalsmith Jean Puiforcat; glass and jewelry designer René Lalique; fashion designer Erté; and the figural sculptor Chiparus. Modernism, particularly the austere form we now associate with the Bauhaus, was developing among the avant garde designers as an intellectual expression of the age of the machine and technology. The pioneers of modernism had rejected market-led consumerism, instead aiming for mass-produced goods that concentrated on social utility and usefulness.


  • Condition Details
    some wear to marmor base, with very small chipping here and there along edges an hairline in the middle
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 14.57 in. x W 30.71 in. x D 5.32 in.H 37 cm x W 78 cm x D 13.5 cm
  • Seller Location
    Bremen, DE
  • Seller Reference Number
    AMDA - 1014
  • Reference Number
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with you and the seller to reach an optimal resolution. Read more

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity
    Shipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.
    Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
  • Return Policy

    This item can be returned within 7 days of delivery.

    View details
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

No Reviews Yet
1stdibs seller since 2013
Located in Bremen, DE
More From This Seller
1939 Art Deco Modernist Lathed Woman Sculpture Figurine, Gio Ponti Era
1939 Art Deco Modernist Lathed Woman Sculpture ...
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Sculptures
Aluminum, Bronze
Art Deco lathed sculpture of a stylised woman, signed Curves to Charme with the letter J.S.B and the date 1939, in the manner of Renato Bertelli . It shows the distinctive profile ...
Eight French Art Deco Bronze Animal Figurine Knife Rest Elephant Swan Monkey
Eight French Art Deco Bronze Animal Figurine Kn...
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Tableware
Set of eight French Art Deco plated bronze knife rests manufactured, circa 1930-1935, here with the pelican (two), elephant (two), Monkey, chickens (two) and swans. Dimensions: H 1.1...
Art Deco Wall Sculpture Miner Nude Men Workers, 1930s Modernist Design
Art Deco Wall Sculpture Miner Nude Men Workers,...
Vintage 1930s European Art Deco Wall-mounted Sculptures
Very rare original Art Deco era wall sculpture / panel manufactured, circa 1925-1930, featuring two forge workers pouring iron. Notice the plasticity of the details which makes this ...
Set of 12 French Art Deco Green Bakelite Knife Rests, 1930
Set of 12 French Art Deco Green Bakelite Knife ...
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Tableware
Set of 12 French Art Deco knife rests, green bakelite (from very dark to middle color) manufactured, circa 1930-1935 , typical geometric shape of the late 1920s, stamped with made in...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries