• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 7838

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    21 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 59

    FERDINAND PREISS (1882-1943)

    RUSSIAN DANCER, CIRCA 1925

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    FERDINAND PREISS (1882-1943)
    RUSSIAN DANCER, CIRCA 1925
    cold-painted bronze, carved ivory, on marble plinth
    12 in. (30 cm.) high
    engraved to the bronze socle F. Preiß


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    Pre-Lot Text

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    Literature

    A. Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss, Art Deco Sculptor, The Fire and the Flame, Suffolk, 2005, p. 158 (design illustrated)