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    Sale 12037

    Interiors

    8 June 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 339

    A FERDINAND PREISS (1882-1943) GILT-BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE

    ‘JUDITH’, CIRCA 1925, APPARENTLY UNMARKED

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    A FERDINAND PREISS (1882-1943) GILT-BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE
    ‘JUDITH’, CIRCA 1925, apparently unmarked
    Cast and carved as woman wearing a long dress set with a red paste and her sword with three green pastes, stepped wood plinth
    12 ¼ in. (31 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Alberto Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss Art Deco Sculptor, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 104 (similar figure, with slight variations illustrated)