Majestic Maiden Art Deco Illuminated Sculpture
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Inspired by artist Ferdinand Preiss (1882-1943)
Usher in the timeless delight of the Art Deco era and a true 1920's aesthetic with this illuminated sculpture that celebrates the female form in a wash of flattering light! Inspired by the Art Deco sculpture "Spring Awakening," designed by German sculptor Ferdinand Preiss, our finely sculpted illuminated sculpture is cast in quality designer resin. Boasting a faux bronze finished goddess silhouette she is draped in a color washed cape that softly glows at the bequest of your 25 watt type "B" candelabra bulb. On a shelf or displayed on a more modern pedestal, this faux antique lighting source sets an artistic mood with enviable design! Switch on cord.
11½" Wx5½" Dx18½" H. 7 lbs.
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Type "B" Bulb120V 60Hz AC, on/off switchBase about 5.5"H
Johann Philippe Ferdinand Preiss (1882-1943)

Johann Philipp Ferdinand was born on 13th of February, 1882 in Erbach; he died on the 29th of July, 1943 from a brain tumor. The parents of the artist were Karl Daniel Heinrich and Katharina Elisabeth Preiss, born Reichert. The brother of his mother was Elfenbeinschnitzer in Erbach.

After the death of its parents when he was 15, he lived in the household of his apprenticeship gentleman, Philipp Willmann who trained him in. In the city archive of Erbach, a handwritten is and with 25th 3rd 1898 dated requesting around the Zuerkennung of a scholarship to the visit of the Groherzoglichen vocational school for Elfenbeinschnitzerei. On the 3rd of May 1901, he left his home city.

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