Lot: 322

Ferdinand Preiss
'Youth', before 1930

Ferdinand Preiss Preiss & Kassler, Berlin

H. 44.3 cm (total); Figure: H. 31 cm. Carved Ivory. Plinth signed: F. Preiss (incised). Slate and onyx base. Original Ewald Frey, Mainz sales label on the bottom.

Screw connection covered by a 10 Reichspfennig coin of the German Empire.

Hammer Price: 10,000 €

165C - Art Nouveau - Art Deco Part II
09. November 2022 at 3:00 PM MESZ CEST


Shayo, Ferdinand Preiss, Woodbridge 2005, p. 86; p. 49, reproduction of a contemporary photograph of the Leipzig Trade Fair in 1930, at the Preiss & Kassler stand.

An EC certificate has been issued for this lot by the Department for Climate and Environmental Protection of the City of Munich, which allows objects with ivory to be marketed within the European Union.