Chinese jade covered jar carved with dragon and phoenix design. Ca.1950. Good color and condition. H: 6 ½ inches, W: 3 ½ inches
Included here are two extraordinary antique (19th century) Italian carved busts depicting Roman emperors. Measures: 35 x 25 x 14 in (88.9 x 63.5 x 35.6 cm); 35 x 29 x 15 in (88.9 x 73.7 x 38.1 cm). Each exhibits the finest craftsmanship and details in high relief and their overall condition is excellent. We have found no signatures.
Original unique gray Carrara marble sculpture by Francine Richman (France, Canada, 20th century), circa 1960-1970s. Incised "Richman" signature. Also bears a plaque on its slate base incised "F. Richman". 11" by 10" by 7". Henry Moore inspired sculpture by this well-regarded Paris-born Canadian sculptor.
there is a piece missing as marked base is 11.5 cm high and 7 cm at widest part cover is 4.5 cm tall and 3 cm wide
Iosefa Leo Tupuanai Mele (Mary) Mt Somers limestone 625 x 140 x 140mm Illustrated: Christ for All People: Celebrating a World of Christian Art, (Pace Publishing, Auckland 2001), p 40 To be sold together with the book
These beautifully carved long-tailed birds with their wings tucked back and their tail feathers falling downwards are standing amongst large peonies. The jadeite consists of lavender and pale green tones.
Date: 20th century,
Dimensions of each jade piece: 17.5" x 10.5" x 3.5" (without stand),
the soapstone sculpture "birth" is a wonderful recreation of life.the soapstone created and carved by isaac bignell, cree nation.
isaac bignell was a cree painter from the pas reservation, which is located four hundred miles north of winnipeg, manitoba, canada. after leaving the reservation, isaac lived in winnipeg, for a period of time, before moving to minneapolis. at various times he lived in vancouver and developed many contacts with galleries to represent his work...
this is a very impressive carved stone American Bald eagle-made from several different colored stones-marble and alabaster-good size 21.5 inches high-12 inches wide-8 inches deep-has glass inset eyes-appears to be a very small plug in top--uncertain as to origin-most likely Italian-no condition problem-about 70 years old-weighs over 50 pounds
20th century Chinese carved lapis fisherman. Minor chip on the tail of the fish. H: 6 ¾ inches
haida argillite carvings, made by the haida indigenous nation of the northwest coast of north america, came into existence during the 1800s. these carvings were mostly born out of the haida desire to trade with the european explorers who came to their shores...
Carved antique Chinese sculpture of goat and foo lion-carving is based on Chinese myth-it is cut out of semi precious stone,lapis lazuli-no condition problems-unique piece-8 inches long-3.75 inches high-2 inches thick.-solid stone
This large, antique Grand Tour bust in rouge and white marble depicts the Roman caesar Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD). It measures 31.5" tall, 23" wide and 12" deep. This sculpture likely depicts a Greek or Roman emperor or god, such as Zeus. The bust and socle are separate pieces. It is not signed and is believed to date from the nineteenth century. This item resides with our client on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York and may be seen by appointment.
This magnificent sculpture depicts an American bald eagle perched on a rocky peak, and appears to be a work inspired by the Eagle of Preparedness by the American sculptor, Paul Wayland Bartlett (1865-1925). The original work by Bartlett was created in 1916 and was inspired by the sinking of the British ship Lusitania. The event sparked a military “preparedness” movement in America, and Bartlett's eagle was an expression of his support for the Allied cause and the move to rearm...
Rare and attractive original Sandstone Head of Buddha, Ayutthaya Period (1351-1767 AD.), mounted, solid, Siam, size H. 33 x W. 17cm with base (head alone 24 x 17 cm)
This is a CHINESE SERPENTINE JADE QUAN YIN from a VIRGINIA, U.S.A. ESTATE. 6" Tall without and 7" Tall with the Pierced WOOD STAND.
Beautifully CARVED FIGURINE the hardness has been checked and this is Serpentine Jade. Ca. 1950 in EXCELLENT Condition
Gandhara Kingdom stucco head of Buddha mounted, 3/4th Century, condition: good, left ear damaged and a few inconsequential nicks, common considering the age of this fine sculpture, size" H. 12cm x W. 8cm x D. 11cm. The idealized style is reminiscent of Greek Hellenistic sculpture which strongly influenced the Buddhist imagery of Central Asia and in particular of Gandharan artists.
Four Important Marble Busts. These early 18th century busts are superbly sculpted likenesses of four great Italian poets and philosophers.
Dante Alighieri (DANTE), 1265 to 1321. Both poet and moral philosopher, notably famous for his epic The Divine Comedy . The first part of which is “Inferno”.
Torquato Tasso, 1544 to 1595...
Chinese white jade carved pair of joined crayfish, joined head to head and carved with entwined feelers and swirling seaweed, intricately carved pierced details, beautiful flowing form. 20th century
Size: 9" long x 2 3/8" wide x 1 3/4" high