Lot: 348


Flute player, 1920s

Ferdinand Preiss

H. 42.5 cm. Bronze, gilded and silvered. Head, neck, hands and flute of carved ivory. Base of black marble. Base marked: F. Preiss.

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

Hammer Price: 17,000 €

144B - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
28. May 2019 at 1:09 PM

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.