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    Sale 2009

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 139

    FERDINAND PREISS (1882-1943)

    'APHRODITE' A COLD-PAINTED, GILT-BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE, 1920S**

    Price Realised  

    FERDINAND PREISS (1882-1943)
    'Aphrodite' A Cold-Painted, Gilt-Bronze and Ivory Figure, 1920s**
    on onyx base
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high
    signed in the maquette F. PREISS


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    cf. V. Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, London, 1992, p. 201 for an example of this model.