F. Reiss 'Flame Dancer' Circa 1930
Lot 215Y
Ferdinand Preiss (1882-1943) 'Torch Dancer', circa 1925 A cold-painted bronze and ivory figure modelled balancing on one leg, her back arched, holding up two torches, wearing only a pair of culottes, on a green onyx base, signed F. Preiss
Sold for AU$ 36,000 (US$ 33,651) inc. premium
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Ferdinand Preiss (1882-1943)
'Torch Dancer', circa 1925
A cold-painted bronze and ivory figure
modelled balancing on one leg, her back arched, holding up two torches, wearing only a pair of culottes, on a green onyx base, signed F. Preiss
38.5cm high

Footnotes

  • Please see Bonhams sale Wednesday 30 May, 2007, Lot 206 for a similar model and pg. 165 'Ferdinand Preiss, Art Deco Sculptor, The Fire and the Flame' by Alberto Shayo, publ. Antique Collectors Club, 2005.

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