Lot: 455

'Grecian with torch', c. 1920

Ferdinand Preiss

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. 

Hammer Price: 13,000 €

153C - Art Nouveau - Art Deco
18. November 2020 at 3:00 PM MESZ CEST


Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss, Woodbridge 2005, p. 113.