Ferdinand Preiss (German, 1892-1943); 'Torch Dancer' an Art Deco Carved Ivory and Gilded Bronze Study SIGNED IN CAST 'F.Preiss'; CIRCA 1925
Lot 35Y Ф
Ferdinand Preiss (German, 1892-1943); 'Torch Dancer' an Art Deco Carved Ivory and Gilded Bronze Study
SIGNED IN CAST 'F.Preiss'; CIRCA 1925
£ 16,000 - 20,000
US$ 21,000 - 26,000

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25 Apr 2018, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
Ferdinand Preiss (German, 1892-1943); 'Torch Dancer' an Art Deco Carved Ivory and Gilded Bronze Study SIGNED IN CAST 'F.Preiss'; CIRCA 1925
Ferdinand Preiss (German, 1892-1943); 'Torch Dancer' an Art Deco Carved Ivory and Gilded Bronze Study
SIGNED IN CAST 'F.Preiss'; CIRCA 1925
this example with cold-painted highlights and black frosted glass torches; raised off an onyx pedestal base
height 37cm (14½ in.)

Footnotes

  • Literature;
    Alberto Shayo, 'Ferdinand Preiss; Art Deco Sculptor', Antique Collectors' Club, 2005, page 165.
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

This lot contains or is made of ivory. The United States Government has banned the import of ivory into the USA.

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