12 June 2003
'LADY ON THE WALL', A COLD-PAINTED BRONZE AND IVORY SCULPTURE**
Cast and carved from a model by Ferdinand Preiss, circa 1925
on green onyx base
9 1/8in. (23.2cm.) high
base engraved F. Preiss
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cf. Victor Arwas, Art Deco Sculpture, 1992, p. 205.
See also: Bryan Catley, Art Deco and other Figures, 1978, p. 278.
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