'Grecian with torch', c. 1920
H. 30.5 cm (with base). Bronze, gilded, head, torso, arms and legs made of carved ivory. Plinth signed: F. Preiss, Preiss and Kassler signet. Grey-brown marble base. This lot contains materials protected by the Washington conservation agreement such as ivory, rhino horn, rosewood etc. Many countries have changed their import / export laws regarding these materials in recent years. Thus, Quittenbaum needs to ask any potential Buyer to check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid.
Award: 13,000 €
18. November 2020 at 3:00 PM
Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss, Woodbridge 2005, p. 113.
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