London, South Kensington
9 February 2000
'BOY WITH APPLE' AND 'GIRL WITH CASKET', AN IVORY AND ONYX MANTLE CLOCK
FROM A MODEL BY FERDINAND PREISS, 1930s
the rectangular silvered metal dial within angular green and brown onyx case, flanked each side by small figure of a naked child, one of small girl holding blue, black and red painted casket, other of small boy holding a ball, figures with carved signatures F.Preiss (wear)
13 1/2in. (34cm.) diam.
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C.f Bryan Catley, Art Deco and Other Figures, (Woodbridge 1978), p.263 for illustration of the figures.
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