This is a wonderful large 21 by 16 by 8 1/2 inch lifetime bronze cast of a pair of German Shepard dogs by the well listed French Artist Charles Paillet 1871-1937.Dogs were one of his specialties.Signed in the front left corner Ch. Paillet Medaille D'Or.In very nice condition with no dings or scratchs. The original stone base does have a few chips and wear on the corners...
'Alsace' depicting weeping woman in commemoration of the Franco-Prussian War. Note, formerly the property of Russian banker Aleksei Ivanovich Putilov (1860-1940), acquired in Paris in 1917. 9.5" high
This is a nice original bronze casting by the well known French artist P.J.Mene.It features a Pointer and a Setter chasing a Quail.It is pictured in the book Bronzes of the Nineteenth Century by Kjellberg. Mene was a prolific artist who had his own foundry for a time...
This is a original bronze casting of Francois Rude's well known bronze figure Le Petit Pecheur Napolitian.This was cast by the Barbedienne foundry in France and could be as early as the 1850's. Rude was the first living artist that the foundry worked with starting in 1843.Barbedienne cast this figure in 3 sizes...
After the Graeco-Roman antique model, this 19th C figure is about 10.5" high.
12.5" wide, 5" deep, 9.5" high.
signed "C. Möbius", overall h. 11 ¾", Bronze: h. 8 ¾"
Bronze group of three dogs burrowing, 14.5" wide, 6.5" deep, 8" high. Dark brown patina.
Rare bronze sculpture of Roman goddess of plenty--has silver inlay on three sides of base and in crown of Pomona--goddess had no Greek representation so Pomona is strictly Roman-she wears a crown stylized from an Egyptian deity which fascinated the Romans-carries a horn of plenty and leans on a plow shear-no condition problems- some accumulation of dirt on brown patina-16 inches tall-has Naples foundry mark on back base-probably cast in the 1860s-sculpture inspired by find in Roman excavation...
This wonderful nineteenth century bronze by Jean Gautherin (1840-1890) depicts Fortuna, the Roman Goddess of luck, fate and fortune. Signed with foundry mark depicting a standing hound. The work is mounted upon a white marble plinth and the overall measures are 40" by 16" by 14". Condition is good. It has an old, undisturbed patina, and scratches and small dents/dings that are all consistent with age.
This nineteenth century Orientalist bronze, entitled Al Bayaa Al Turki (Turkish Arms Merchant, or Le Marchand d' Armes Turc in French), measures 34 by 16.5 by 14 inches, and depicts a gentleman cleaning a rifle. The work is signed G Gueyton and Al Bayaa Al Turki.
Kauba, Carl, (1865 - 1922) Vienna, patinated bronze.signed.
rare, realistic and precisely crafted.figure on a flat plinth.
additional, green veined marble base, 19 cm x 16 cm x 8 cm (Bronze) H (total) = 22.5 cm; complete and undamaged figure.
French Bronze of Orpheus with a charmed panther at his foot. signed by Loius Gossin--1846-1928--has brown patina-no condition problems-from Greek mythology--had the power to charm all living things with his music-listed with sales records-17 inches high--loss wax casting-this not a restrike
Stunning Benin / Nigeria Bronze Ceremonial Ladle, Africa Early 20th Century. 17" long. Figure with pleasing facial features on the globular ladle. The handle is a standing figure of a male ancestor with attached ring. In excellent condition.
Jean-Baptiste Germain (French 1841-1910)
Known as a sculptor of classical and allegorical figures, Germain was a student of Dumont and Gumery. He worked with his brother Gustave in producing classical and historical statues and groups. Germain exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1866 to 1879 and later at the Salon des Artistes Français where he became an Associate in 1889...