Pair of painted plaster maquettes of a Pilgrim and Native American, probably designs for the ends of a pediment and possibly for a building in the Federal Triangle, Washington D.C. One inscribed "Constitution Ave." the other inscribed "Pennysalvania Ave." on the bases. 20th Century.
17" x 7" x 11.5" tall
Small sculpture made by painter, sculptor, and ceramist Peder Hald (1892-1987), own studio, Denmark.
Signed on the bottom: Hald Danmark
Height: 7½ inches (19 cm)
As a painter, he was inspired by the Orient colors and sharp figure drawings. He has been studying in London (1913), Italy (1934), and Burma (1954). Peder Hald has published a number of books on painting and ceramics, and he has lectured at the Danish Art Academy (1925-63) teaching color technique...
Measuring 9" high, with glass eyes, this seated pug dog is terracotta, and is Continental, likely Germany or Austria. It is cold painted, as is typical of terracotta figures from this region and era. The face and stance are well done, and portray the energy and alertness of this breed...
White-glazed sculpture depicting mother and child made by sculptor Kai Nielsen (1882-1924) for Kahler, Denmark.
Signed: HAK Danmark. Good vintage condition, some crazing in the glaze as usually seen on these pieces. Height: 12 inches (31 cm).
Kai Nielsen was originally trained as a painter, but soon abandoned the canvas to become a sculptor. He was almost from the beginning a recognized artist, and is currently regarded as the most prominent Danish sculptor in recent times...
The sculpture is made by sculptor Kai Nielsen (1882-1924). Kai Nielsen was originally trained as a painter , but soon abandoned the canvas to become a sculptor. He was almost from the beginning a recognized artist, and is currently regarded as the most prominent Danish sculptor in recent times. He was dedicated to the organic shapes...
Handsome early 19thc Italian terracotta bust of medieval scholar-hand sculpted-wear to patina-you can leave surface as is to demonstrate age or easily touched up-unsigned-large 18 inches wide-18.5 high 7 inches deep-almost life sized-no cracks or repairs
Ceramic sculpture designed in the 1950's by ceramist og sculptor Lore Friedrich-Gronau for Karlsruhe Majolika, Germany. Lore Friedrich- Gronau freelanced for Rosenthal from 1939-61, where she was best known for her dancing figures.
Signed: Karlsruhe 6396.
Excellent condition. Height: 11½ inches (29 cm). Width: 7.8 inche(20 cm) Weight: 1.2 kilos.
Art deco sculpture designed by Arthur Percy for Gefle, Sweden. The design was produced 19943-55. White matte glaze.
Percy was a Swedish painter and ceramist born in Vickleby, Oland. He studied at the Artists' League school. In 1923 he became artistic director of Gefle porcelain factory. His real breakthrough as a designer came at the Art Exhibition in Paris in 1925.
During the period at Gefle he proved to be one of the great designers of the Art deco movement in Sweden...
Mid century terracotta nude sculpture made by E. Salbo, Denmark in 1945. Signed on the bottom: E. Salbo 1945. Excellent condition. Heigth: 7 inches(18.5 cm).
Sculpture 'Morning Toilette' by Volmer Bahner for Ipsens Enke, Denmark.
Volmer Bahner (1912-95) was originally trained as a silver smith. He later graduated as a sculptor from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (Einar Utzon-Frank)1930-36.
Artist's signature on the base
Signed on the bottom: Ipsen logo DENMARK 901
Height: 9½ inches(24.5 cm)
Terracotta sculpture 'Princess and the Pea' designed in 1913 by Kai Nielsen (painter and sculptor 1882-1925) for Kahler, Denmark. White glazed finish (tin glaze).
Kai Nielsen's small sculptures were sold in the U.S. by trading company Zacho & Co.. But this particular figure, the princess and the pea was required removed from the store. Women's organizations believed it was immoral. The figure was, however, subsequently sold in large numbers to the Americans at Copenhagen Airport...
Stoneware figurine REBEKKA made by Gertrud Kudielka (1896-1984)for L. Hjorth, Denmark.
Signed: L. Hjorth, Bornholm 505 Hjorth hallmark.
Height: 7.7 inches / 19,5 cm
Gertrud Maria Rosa Kudielka (1896-1984). Born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, today the Czech Republic. Very early on she wanted to be a sculptor, but the two world wars made her change training location...
Mid century terracotta nude sculpture made by Sv. Schjølin, Denmark. Signed on the bottom: Sv. Schjølin. Excellent condition. Heigth: 7 inches(18.5 cm).
Signed Pigalle Italian terracotta sculpture of cupid or putti with bird-13.5 inches by 9 inches by 16 inches high-hand carved before fired-ca 1900-wing of bird repaired-high quality sculpture
Offered is a large James Lovera (1920 - 2015) ceramic bowl with footed base and orange salt glaze finish. The bowl measures 14" (diameter) by 5" (H) and is signed “Lovera” as shown. It is in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks or repairs and one obvious bubble break on the interior...
Large stoneware figurine made by Gertrud Kudielka (1896-1984)for L...
The sculpture - called 'The Sloth (the baby)' - was made by sculptor Kai Nielsen (1882-1924). Kai Nielsen was originally trained as a painter, but soon abandoned the canvas to become a sculptor. He was almost from the beginning a recognized artist, and is currently regarded as the most prominent Danish sculptor in recent times. He was dedicated to the organic shapes. He worked quickly and skillfully, and he believed that a sculpture had to be viewed from all angles and sides, there were no front...
Studio pottery bust of girl with beautifully glazed headscarf made by Helge Christoffersen (1925-1965), Denmark. Helge Christoffersen was trained as a sculptor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, he worked with artists like Einar Utzon-Frank, Rudolph Tegner, J.F. Willumsen and Jais Nielsen. From 1947 he made works for Royal Copenhagen. Excellent condition. Signed with the sculptor's monogram. 12 1/4 inches (31 cm) tall.