Art Deco figurine
In ivory and cold-painted bronze (Chryselephantine)
Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss
German sculptor 1882-1943 remembered as one of the greatest sculptors of the Art Deco era
The young female wearing rich mahogany colour suit with old gold hue and bathing cap, modelled in a tiptoe post-swing stance with club in her grasp
On a faceted green onyx base
Signed to base 'F. Preiss'.
Height 23 cm (9”)