Ferdinand Preiss, 'Sunshade' a bronze and carved ivory figure,
Lot 958Y
Ferdinand Preiss (German, 1882-1943): 'Bather with Parasol' a gilt bronze and carved ivory figure, circa 1925
Sold for AU$ 30,000 (US$ 28,042) inc. premium
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Ferdinand Preiss (German, 1882-1943):
'Bather with Parasol' a gilt bronze and carved ivory figure, circa 1925
modelled as a young lady in a bathing suit and laced slippers, holding a parasol to one side, on a
circular onyx base, signed F. Preiss in the bronze,
21cm high (8" high)

Footnotes

  • Please see Victor Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, Academy Editions/St. Martin's Press, page 197 for a cold painted example and Bryan Catley, Art Deco and Other Figures, Chancery House Publishing, page 272 for a similar version.
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