London, South Kensington
20 September 2000
'CONTEMPLATION' AN IVORY FIGURE
CARVED FROM A MODEL BY F.PREISS, 1920s
of a naked young female perched on tree trunk base, on shaped rectangular green onyx base, engraved signature F.Preiss to base
4 1/3in. (11cm.) high
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C.F. Brian Catley, Art Deco and Other Figures, Antique Collectors' Club, Suffolk, 1978, p.265.
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