29 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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