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
Rare carved pair of Italian Molissian dogs--antico verde marble-each dog is carved separately with small differences most noticeably in tails-minor nicks to two ears otherwise excellent condition--dogs after classic dog of Greeks and progenitor of mastiff breeds--had reputation as a military dog of classic Greek and Roman armies-can be used on fireplace mantle or as bookends-ca 1860s- really unique-6 inches wide-7 inches tall-3 inches wide
Italian Marble bust of infant-dated 1932 on piece-beautifully carved sculpture to include fine details in eyes and hair. Marble is off white and has brownish turned base that comes off.--16 inches high-7 inches wide-no condition problems or repairs
Korean stone carving by Harry Kim.
Size : 9cm x 5cm x 5cm
Harry Kim design is inspired by Korean fork art, Hangul and natural forms. He traced his design onto the stone and then carved his idea direct into the stone.
Modern abstract marble sculpture by Masami Kodama. The sculpture is unsigned. Marble is notoriously unforgiving; sculpting and polishing the stone to form a smoothly polished shape incorporating both rounded and geometric elements requires great skill. Masami Kodama is regarded as a master of marble carving. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan, in 1933. He majored in sculpture at Kyoto University, and graduared with a Master's Degree in 1958...
A 4" long carved soapstone Inuit figure of a basking seal. This carving has an artist's cypher plus the number E91684 on the bottom, and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor surface abrasions. All
items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $12.50 (other spots may vary)...
Pelican Verdite stone sclupture titled "Pellican Lovers" by Contemporary Zimbabwe artist Clifford Guwu. This hand carved sculpture measures 12 and one half inches high. Signed Taken from www.imbagallery.com /artists.shtml "Zimbabwe has the distinction of having the largest community of stone sculptors in the world today (on a per capita basis). Thousands of artists labor by hand creating an incredible variety of sculptures from the vast array of stone present in much of Zimbabwe...
Superbly crafted in classical Roman style, from 19th century period, 22 inches in height, good condition with no imperfections.
This is a beautiful piece of rose colored agate that has been carved into a seal that has caught a fish in his mouth. The seal is attached to a green agate base using bee’s wax. It is not signed. The little sculpture measures about 2 1/2 inches long, 1 1/2 inches wide and 2 3/4 inches tall (including the plinth).
MARBLE SCULPTURE - Grand Tour Era Copy of the Venus de Milo, in Carrera marble, with the same portions missing as the original, which is housed in the Louvre. 18 1/2" tall. Good condition.
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
This delightful marble sculpture, after a model by Claude Michel Clodion (1738-1814), depicts two cherubs wearing crowns of grapes and leaves, at play beside a goat. Inscribed "Clodion 1886". Measures 40" tall, 32" wide and 21" deep (101.6 by 81.3 by 53.3 cm). It was purchased from lot 372 in sale 1716 at Christie's in New York on 10/24/06. Condition is excellent. There are chip losses, consistent with age, around the perimeter of the base, but no major damage nor signs of restoration...
Chinese white jade carving depicting the legend of the Red Chamber, young lovers Bao Yu and Dai Yu on a wood stand. Ca.1920. H: 5 ¾ inches, W: 4 ½ inches
Green Marble Figure of a reclining female nude holding flowers in her right hand.
Late 19th century.
Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA
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
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.
David Kintzler Contemporary marble Sculpture. "Sculptor David Kintzler" This marble sculpture crafted by David Kintzler, 1981, measures 6 inches high overall, 7 inches deep and 7 inches wide. David Kintzler, sculptor, born 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio. Education: B.F.A. Sculpture, Kent State University. M.A. Painting, Kent State University. M.F.A. Sculpture, Syracuse University. Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME. Apprentice Stone Carver, Johnston Monument Works, Newburgh, NY...
A 4" long and 2-1/2" high vintage Inuit Eskimo stone carving of a bird. This carving is signed by Josie Pappy E-9-861 (JOSIE PAMIUTU PAPIALUK 1918-1996). This item is in excellent original condition with no cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than a bit of bruising on the beak and a chip on one corner of the base. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of gentle use...