Measuring 12 1/2", and finely cast in bronze, this figure represents a Faun or Satyr, one of the followers of Pan, and the original was discovered in the ruins of Pompeii in 1830.
With good detail, and true to the original statue, this one has a dark patina, with verdigris visible around the head primarily, and some wear to the patina on the body.
Of nineteenth century original, and most likely a Grand Tour souvenir.
Jules Moigniez (French, 1835-1894)
Pheasant with Chicks
Bronze, with mid brown patina, 6 ½” x 3 ¾” x 3 ¾”H
Well known for his animalier sculptures, his bronzes were always immaculately chased and patinated, and were especially popular in England and Scotland.. By the end of the 19th century, his sculptures had become popular in the United States as well...
Fine Modernest Abstract Figural Form Bronze having alternating planes of smooth and textured surfaces. Mounted on a wood base. Unsigned. Mid 20th Century
Height of bronze: 15.25"
Over all Height: 22"
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This is a large 30 inch tall 70 lb. statue by the well listed French artist Paul Romain Chevre 1867-191. This exact bronze was the one shown at the 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair. It was purchased by the original owner at the Fair. It is listed in the Fair books under the French art section.We are the third person to own it since shown at the fair.The bronze is in excellent condition with some wear spots to the Lacquer here and there as it is 120 years old...
This highly detailed and finely sculpted totem form bronze features the famous Wise Monkeys - see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. It stands on a plinth with stacking monkeys, the highest of which is holding a basket which we believe is an incense burner. There are no markings, occasional small and minor blemishes, and a pack of clay in the underside which the previous owner may have used for ballast though it seems not to require any...
Measuring 10 1/2" high, this charming bronze depicts a man and woman, the man carrying a child on his shoulders. In elongated and stylized form, it appears to be of mid century style, and has a very rich and lustrous patina. Unsigned,it was probably mounted on a pedestal, which may have held the sculptor's name or monogram.
CONSTANTIN CRISTESCO (French, 1872-1928). "Deux chevaux sautant la barrière",
Bronze with mid brown patina - Signed «Cristesco» Stamped «Susse Fes Edts Paris»
Height: 14 1/2 in. x 13.75 in.
Cathy Gropper, born in Cleveland Ohio, received an M.A. at Columbia in NYC, where she studied with Larry Rivers, Elaine de Kooning, and Milton Resnick. She later taught at Columbia, and is known for both painting and sculpture. This bronze face measures 5 1/2" high, is fairly heavy (four pounds and about three ounces), and has two screw holes in the base where it was likely mounted to a base. It is signed with her name and the initials CRF in a small cartouche...
Prosper Lecourtier (French, 1855-1924)
A French artist specializing in Animalier sculpture, Lecourtier studied with Frémiet and Coutan in Paris and exhibited at the Salons. While exhibiting in 1879, 1880 and 1902 he won second, third, and first place medals respectively. In addition, his work at the 1900 Exposition Universelle was awarded a bronze medal...
Overall on original marble base 21" high. Circa 1901. Note plaque on front see image and with foundry mark.Biography from askart.com: Alfred Boucher known for his sculptures was born in Bouy-sur-Ovin near Nogent-on-Seing, France on September 23, 1850. His parents worked for Marius Ramus and the sculptor took an interest in the young Boucher.
Boucher taught for many years and one of his pupils was Camille Claudile who later created a bust of Boucher...
This is a lovely original bronze bust of a woman by the well listed Belgian artist Georges Van Der Straeten 1856-1941.It is 16 inches tall and is in a dark brown chocolate patina with no problems. It has a set in seal of the Society Des Bronzes of paris and is numbered 2488 P.This is a somewhat less common model than most of his works
This delightful chryselephantine gilt bronze sculpture by Demetre Chiparus (1888-1950), modeled as a young concubine dressed in clinging robe and set upon an onyx stone base with bronze frame, was originally titled "Favourite." It also became known as “Odalisque” and an early or original owner of the piece added the nameplate to the front of the onyx. Including the base the piece measures 18 in tall and 6 in wide (46 by 15 cm). Excluding the base the piece measures 15.5 by 6 in (39 by 15 cm)...
"Rattlesnake", bronze sculpture, approximate height with marble base 9 1/4". In good condition.
Impressive French cast bronze image of Napoleon wearing a hat, long coat and boots, carrying a sword, with "A. C. Harron A2372" to the base and a stamp reading "Bronze Garanti Au Titre L.V. Deposee." Approx. 20 by 7 inches, 50.7 by 17.9 cm, no condition issues noted.
Grand Tour Bronze of the Chimera of Arezzo-from Etruscan artifact found buried in Arezzo Italy in the 17thc-is on display in Florence museum-was reproduced in the 1860 using French menseration size reduction-detailed lost bronze casting-fine patina-10 inches wide -4 inches deep-7 inches high-mount on yellow antique marble base--piece will keep your home safe from tigers-it is a lion serpent goat combination of a beast
Finely crafted bronze sculpture, boy smocking a cigarette, 19th century period, bearing artist's signature. Condition Report; Good condition, cigarette in boy's mouth is missing.
Introduction; Hans Muller was born in Vienna Austria on January 10th 1873. He was a pupil of the sculptor Edmund Hellmmer at the Vienna Academe of Art. Much of his work is on permanent display in the Simu Museum in Bucharest, Hungary. Description; Superbly crafted bronze sculpture of standing gentelman, it seems to be elder Goethe. This item stands 10.5 inches long on a 2 inches marble base, total height is 13.5 inches. sculpture is from late 19th/early 20th century period...
An interesting and inventive sculpture of a performing elephant balancing upon a ball whilst supporting an acrobat with his trunk. The sculpture is solid bronze and cast in the lost wax technique, cire perdue. This method is able to faithfully reproduce all of the quirky textures that the artist has chosen. The sculpture is mounted on a white marble base and is, as far as I can see, unsigned.
Approximately 33cm high. Fine original condition...