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    Sale 5341

    20th Century Decorative Arts

    29 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 167

    FERDINAND PREISS

    A COLD-PAINTED BRONZE FIGURE, CIRCA 1930

    Price Realised  

    FERDINAND PREISS
    A COLD-PAINTED BRONZE FIGURE, CIRCA 1930
    modelled as a naked girl adopting a stylish pose, mounted on an onyx and slate base, signed on base F.Preiss
    12 1/8in. (30.8cm.) high


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    Alberto Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss; Art Deco Sculptor, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 49 (similar example illustrated in a contemporary photograph of the Preiss and Kassler stand at the Leipzig fair in 1930).

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