Bronze Code: 25
Height: 9.4 In
Width: 3.7 In
Weight: 3.2 LBs


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A masterpiece of Romanian Art Deco sculpture, the 'Boy with the accordion' statue sets the bar high for detailed aesthetics and intricate design. Carved proudly by the renowned Demetre H. Chiparus (1886-1947), an influential figure in the world of Art Deco sculptures, exhibiting this elegant work brings in a rich historical and cultural narrative to your setting. It stands not just as a decorative object but as a conversation starter, diving into the depths of Art Deco aesthetics and history, embodying the spirit and charm of young musicianship.

Chiparus initially began with creating realistic small sculptures with his debut show occurring in 1914 at the heart of artistic culture - the Paris Salon. The 'Boy with the accordion' statuette hails from the early period of Chiparus's esteemed career. This period is especially lauded for its authentic and vivid representations, encapsulating the innocence and vibrancy of childhood. This statuette, in particular, invites viewers to engage with the joyful moment captured in time of a young boy playing his accordion, evoking feelings of nostalgia and reminiscence.

What started as simple realistic depictions morphed into emblematic figures of the Art Deco movement as Chiparus's style evolved. His early works, especially the series featuring children's images, are considered a significant cornerstone in his artistic journey. Collectors and connoisseurs of Art Deco and realist sculpture consider the 'Boy with the accordion' an important must-have, symbolizing the early days of a world-famous sculptor's career, and reflecting the emotional spectrum of simple joys of life through the medium of bronze, a timeless material.

Chiparus's sculptures have always held an extraordinary appeal, making them sought-after pieces by passionate art collectors from around the globe. His extraordinary skill in capturing the intricacies and details within seemingly mundane moments has gained him a unique place in the history of sculpture. The 'Boy with the accordion', a perfect blend of craftsmanship and raw talent, stands as a testament to Chiparus's lifelong dedication to art and his iconic place in sculptural history. Embrace the opportunity to own a piece of this history and the emotion it radiates.