Professor Otto Poertzel (German, 1876-1963)
Lot 4218Y
Professor Otto Poertzel (German, 1876-1963)
Sold for US$ 40,000 inc. premium
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Professor Otto Poertzel (German, 1876-1963)
Lot Details
Professor Otto Poertzel (German, 1876-1963)
Butterfly Dancers, model 1101
carved ivory, gilt and cold-painted bronze, onyx base
inscribed Prof. O. Poertzel and Germany
height of figures 11 3/4in (29.8cm); height overall 16 1/2in (41.9cm)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Alberto Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss Art Deco Sculptor, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club, 2005, p. 161.

    Provenance:
    The Spicer family, California, circa 1930
    Thence by descent
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