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    Sale 12039

    Interiors

    17 August 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 88

    A FERDINAND PREISS (1882-1943) CARVED IVORY FIGURE

    ‘FISHING BOY’, CIRCA 1925, CARVED F. PREISS

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    A FERDINAND PREISS (1882-1943) CARVED IVORY FIGURE
    ‘FISHING BOY’, CIRCA 1925, CARVED F. PREISS
    Carved as a young boy with fishing rod taking the hook from the fish's mouth, onyx plinth
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Alberto Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss Art Deco Sculptor, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 125 (similar figure illustrated and recorded as 'Model number 1105')