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    Sale 5341

    20th Century Decorative Arts

    29 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 392

    FERDINAND PREISS

    'THE NECKLACE', A BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE, CIRCA 1925

    Price Realised  

    FERDINAND PREISS
    'THE NECKLACE', A BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE, CIRCA 1925
    carved as a maiden seated by a pool holding a string of seed pearls and with bronze roundels in her hair, her robes falling around her legs, on oval green onyx base, signed on onyx F.Preiss
    6½in. (16.5cm.) high, 11½in. (29.3cm.) long


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    Alberto Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss Art Deco Sculptor, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 120 (similar figure illustrated and recorded as 'Model number 884').

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