Lot: 466

Flute player, 1920s
Flute player, 1920s

Ferdinand Preiss

Ferdinand Preiss. Flute player, 1920s. H. 45.1 cm. Bronze, gilded and silvered. Head, neck, hands and flute of carved ivory. Base of green onyx and slate. Base marked: F. Preiss.

Very well preserved. Gilding and silvering slightly abrased, base with tiny chips.

Hammer Price: 16,000 €

120 - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
19. May 2015 at 8:08 AM

Literature:

Catley, Art déco and other figures, Woodbridge 1978, p. 270; Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss, Woodbridge 2004, p. 49 (archive photograph of a presentation by Preiss & Kassler at the Leipzig Fair 1930; ibidem, p. 184, model 1141.