Lot: 400

'Javelin Thrower', c. 1928

Preiss, Ferdinand

H. 31 cm (incl. base). Cold-painted bronze, head, arms, legs and spear of carved ivory, part painted. Base signed: F. Preiss (incised). Base of onyx and black marble.

Please note that due to US and Japanese law this item cannot be sold to any US state or territory and to Japan because it contains Material protected by the Washington conservation agreement such as ivory, rhino horn or rosewood etc.

Javelin with small repair.

Hammer Price: 20,000 €

147B - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
12. November 2019 at 3:00 PM MESZ CEST


Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss, Woodbridge 2005, p. 142, p. 49, archive photo of the Preiss & Kassler booth at Leipzig sample fair, 1930; Catley, Art Deco and other figures, Woodbridge 1998, p. 264; Exhib. cat. Vom Jugendstil bis Art Déco, Elfenbeinmuseum Erbach, 1998, no. 112 (dated pre-1930).