Lot: 375


'Javelin thrower', c. 1928

Ferdinand Preiss

H. 28 cm (with base). Cold painted bronze, head, arms, legs and spear made of carved ivory, partly coloured. Base signed: F. Preiss (incised). Black marble and green onyx base. Please note that due to US and Japanese law this item cannot be sold to any US state or territory or to Japan because it contains materials protected by the Washington conservation agreement such as ivory, rhino horn or rosewood etc.

Small crack on the mount.

Award: 20,000 €

150B - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
26. May 2020 at 3:00 PM

Literature:
Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss, Woodbridge 2005, p. 142, p. 49, reproduction of a contemporary photo of the Leipziger Messe 1930, Preiss & Kassler booth; Catley, Art Deco and other figures, Woodbridge 1998, p. 264; Exh. From Art Nouveau to Art Deco, Ivory Museum Erbach, 1998, No. 112 (dated before 1930).