Unusual hand carved sculpture of pair of dancing damsels-ladies are barefoot wearing classical garb, but hairdos do not appear classical--the women certainly not beauties--probably French or possibly a momento from a visit to Lesbos--needs cleaning and a small chip at the end of the base-10 inches tall
Pablo Picasso Sleeping Peasants Wood Carved Relief Panel Original Art
This is an original wood carved panel done in three pieces. All hand carved it depicts a scene of two lovers post coital, exhausted, resting in the hay. Titled the Sleeping Peasants, original work done by Pablo Picasso in 1919...
Superb 19thc French wall carved walnut crucifix-corpus and cross in perfect condition-wear to surface of mounting-carving is by master and piece is museum quality-ca 1870s-impressive size and can work as altar crucifix-40 inches tall by 19 inches wide
Depicting a seated frog, or toad, with his arms crossed, this figure is simply wonderful. He measures 4 5/8" high, and is painted green, with wear and darkening to the paint. His eyes and nose are decorated with brass sections, held by small nails. The base shows straight saw marks, and is also quite dark from age. From every angle and direction he is very appealing, and has a most expressive face...
Depicting a cat with human face, this mid-century modern wood sculpture by American artist Victor Colby, b. 1917 is signed by the artist and dated 1966. From the Estate of Mary Griggs Burke, this sculpture is from the Burke residence on Long Island, "Holly Pond"...
Neo Gothic German carved bas relief wood panel of a dragon in rocky landscape-ca 1860 --probably a decorative element from furniture-13 inches by 9 inches-minor insect damage-dead dead-tip of one wing missing-as well as some paint--perfect for dragon lovers
Tahitian faces wood carving panel c. 1898. Signed lower right in initials. By Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a leading Post-Impressionist painter. His bold experimentation with coloring led directly to the Synthetist style of modern art while his expression of the inherent meaning of the subjects in his paintings, under the influence of the cloisonnist style, paved the way to Primitivism and the return to the pastoral...
This Antique Ebony Wood Sculpture of an Elephant with Bone / Ivory and Hand Tooled Silver (ca. 1880), measures approximately 8.5”T x 7.25”L x 3.5”W. The Elephant weighs approximately 1.93 LBS. The tusks and toes are bone / ivory and the armor is made of tooled silver and gemstones. The front fore foot is missing the bone on one toe. This sculpture also includes its last purchase receipt from 1988 for $600 with details of the piece.
Base is 16" x 5" and height is 22". Made of walnut. Provenance: Trevor Phillips in London
26" high with base, 12.5" base diameter. Has an original untouched surface, mounted on a later circular wooden base. Ears have been replaced. It is possible this was made for a carousel, but it should be noted that in 19th century French public gardens there were light exercise on rows called 'chevaux hygieniques' or wooden horses mounted on spring metal frames that were rocked back and forth...
Rare carved wood articulated Spanish dress-up saint---glass eyes-carving on head and hands exquisite- carving on feet not same quality, because feet were covered by garments-carving pegged ball and socket on limbs--minor scrapes through wear--these sculptures were dressed and carried in processions--32 inches by 12 inches--probably St Joseph
Exquisite 18thc German fruit wood carving of Joseph and Young Jesus-carved from single block of wood--fine patina-appears Joseph's staff is missing-9 inches tall-4.5 inches wide-probably from Hanau area
Katherine King, WI,Paris and NY. Kitchen Disaster: The Eggs Wait is a mixed media piece from her series of Illuminated Constructions and is in the book Contemporary America Women Sculptors. She has been in many exhibitions in the US, Japan and France and represented by galleries in Chicago and Milwaukee. She has completed many large scale commissioned pieces including a mixed media illuminated doorway surround at Performing Arts Center in Milwaukee...
Antique Carved Oak Statue of a Monk holding a book and seated on a curved bench. Probably American, circa 1880.
9" x 9" x 14" tall
Italian 18thc Baroque carved wood putto-26 inches tall on 11 inch diameter base--suspect base is later-piece was probably an architectural element-minor loss to one hand and flowing robe in back-well carved in full round with cascading hair and robe-sculpture possibly 17thc
Approx. 18" high and 8" diameter, attributed to Besarel--see published book on the artist.
An exquisite original Wood Sculpture depicting a mother with a child in her arms executed by French Canadian Quebecois sculptor Andre-M.Bourgault from Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Québec Canada .
Signed and dated lower right: Andre-M.Bourgault .87.
HEIGHT: 28cm (15 in)
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18thc carved wood figure of adolescent Christ Child-18thc from South Germany-at one time it probably served as architectural element-now displayed hanging on a wall-minor chips-most likely touch up paint over years-gold leaf highlights--16 inches tall