• Important 20th Century Decorat auction at Christies

    Sale 2230

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    8 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 195

    FERDINAND PREISS (1882-1943)

    'TORCH DANCER' A COLD-PAINTED BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE, CIRCA 1925

    Price Realised  

    FERDINAND PREISS (1882-1943)
    'Torch Dancer' A Cold-Painted Bronze and Ivory Figure, circa 1925
    on onyx base
    13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) high
    signed in the mold F. Preiss with foundry mark


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