‘Fairy riding a snail’. Art Deco ivory group, c. 1920.

August 28, 2019 2:34 pm Published by

An Art Deco ivory figure, c. 1920, in the manner of Ferdinand Preiss. Finely carved as a naked fairy, sat astride the shell of a snail.
Set upon an onyx dish.
Length of dish – 10.3 cm, 4 1/8”.
Width – 8 cm, 3 1/8”.
Height – 6 cm, 2 3/8”.
Condition – Excellent. No repairs.

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