12 June 2003
'DREAMING', A BRONZE, IVORY AND ONYX CLOCK**
Cast and carved from a model by Ferdinand Preiss, circa 1925
9¾in. (24.9cm.) high
base engraved F. Preiss
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cf. Victor Arwas, op. cit., p. 164, dreaming figure on domed base. See also: Bryan Catley, op. cit., p. 274, another example of the figure.
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