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    Sale 12273

    Historical Design

    26 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 68

    FERDINAND PREISS 1882-1943

    'CON BRIO', CIRCA 1925

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FERDINAND PREISS 1882-1943
    'CON BRIO', CIRCA 1925
    cold-painted bronze and ivory, onyx and marble base
    15 ¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high
    Preiss and Kassler foundry mark


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    The estimate for this lot should read £5000-7000.


    Literature

    A. Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss, Art Deco Sculptor, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 174, another example illustrated.