An Austrian cold painted bronze quails figurine from around 1900. This highly detailed 1-1/2" wide and 1-1/8" tall group depicts a pair of finely detailed quail birds with brown, white and red cold painting. It is stamped GESCHIT 1134 on the bottom and it is in fair condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, or repairs however it has a rough area on the side of the tall bird which may have been where another bird was attached originally...
Hagenauer polo player in a wonderful stylized bronze form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. A polo player holding a mallet is astride a modernist horse. All supported by an oval base with Karl Hagenauer Werkstatte marks stamped beneath, as well as "Made in Austria." Circa 1930's. 4 1/2" H., 4 1/2" W.
A fine bronze of a shepherd carrying a lamb, perhaps mnemonic of the Good Shepherd symbol in the Gospels. The young shepherd is walking barefoot, wearing an animal skin coat and cap, carrying a young lamb most likely wayward in its wanderings. The patina is verdi-gris and in very good to excellent condition although the back of the cap contains a small nick on the surface.
The artist paid significant attention to detail carving, for example, distinct toe nails.
The bronze is signed F. P...
A very well cast and finished bronze blackamoor on rocky base. Very elegant and timeless with above average detail and in excellent condition.
Wah Ming Chang (Chinese American 1917-2003) is a well known designer and sculptor, famous for his designs for Star Trek and other animated and futuristic films and television productions. In addition to his long career in design and animation in the entertainment industry, he also created bronze sculpture and objects. This box is simple in form, nicely canted, and has an incised image of a rearing horse. Rectangular in shape, the edges are all slightly curved...
A superb bronze car mascot from the art deco period, signed Gehel and numbered 123...
An interesting museum bronze casting of a Spanish Romanesque carving of the Adoration of the Magi. Dimensions: approx. 35 x12/15 cm. 20th cent.
The original of this group is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, this being a museum copy, at some time mounted into a surround.
Continental Cast and Chased Bronze Empire Candlesticks. Nice pair of cast bronze candle sticks mid 19th c neo classical and well detailed in good condition . Size H 7 3/4 " almost 4 " at the base
size 9cm wide 27cm high
Japanese 20th century bronze vase with abstract leaf design by TSUDA JOYO. The vase measures 16" tall by 6 5/8" in diameter.
Hagenauer bronze matador figurine
Handmade in Austria
Signed on underside of base
Very good vintage condition
Extremely detailed pair of bronze statues of guardians to the Buddha called Niō or Kongōrikishi. While Buddhism usually promotes pacifism, the Nio guardians are said to have justified the use of physical confrontation to fight back against evil. Nio are typically placed on either side of a temple door. One statue, named Misshaku Kongo or Agyo, has an open mouth to represent the first sound in the Sanskrit language "a", symbolizing birth and overt violence...
A small bronze figure of a penguin by Walter Bosse and Herta Baller, Vienna, c 1950, unsigned. This model, with neck feathers, does not seem to be among the later reproduced miniatures. Nice patina. Height "2/ 5,5 cm. Condition: fine.
Octagonal Art Deco gilded metal hand mirror with stylized geometrically carved floral designs. Central hand painted scene on ivory; artist signed. Cabachon jewel mount upon the handle. Original bevelled mirror. France circa 1925. Dimensions: 6 3/4" W, 13 1/8" L.
Enhance your desk with this pair of 19 inch Tiffany Studios blotter ends in the American Indian pattern. The set is finished in gold dore’ and are marked “Tiffany Studios New York 1181"
Fine bronze cow attributed to Isidore Bonheur 1827-1901, best known as one of the 19th century's most distinguished French animalier sculptors, this item bears the artist's signature and has measurement of 6 x 4 inches with no condition concerns.
A Fine Pair of Arts & Crafts Bookends from California. Signed Stahler Arts. Albert Stahler (1881-1952) was active in Riverside, California and created the hand wrought Bronze doors for the Mission Inn. These bookends measure about 6 1/2" tall and 5" across. Great look and quite rare.
Pair of antique bronze statues depicting Don Quixote on horseback and his companion, Sancho Panza on a donkey. Both sculptures are finely cast with authentic looking uniforms, weapons and riding gear. The figures are secured to a marble base. The overall condition of both statues is very good for age. The size for Don Quixote is 9-1/2 inch high x 10 inches wide x 3-1/2 inch deep, and the size for Sancho Panza is 8 inches high x 7-3/4 inches wide x 3-3/4 inches deep. The age is early 1900's.