H 22.5 in x W 17.5 in x D 11.5 in.
19th century Italian Neoclassical bust inspired by the famous statue known as "Zeus Otricoli". Beautifully carved.
Condition notes: small flaw in marble on left side of upper nose.
H 19 in. x W 9 in. x D 12 in.
Exquisite 19th century Italian marble sculpture of a mother comforting a child. Masterfully carved. Back is finished. Unsigned.
Provenance: From a Bonham's auction.
Susan Falkman, 1944-present, Iowa, Ill, Italy and Milwaukee. Presenting 5 Marble pieces representing this talented artist. She has been in many exhibitions in the US, Italy and France and represented by galleries in Chicago and Milwaukee. She has completed many large scale commissioned pieces including a magnificent ceiling height fireplace mantel piece in the Wilson Center for Performing Arts in Brookfield, WI...
A fine 8-1/4" tall Canadian Puvirnituq Nunavik (Northern Quebec) native stone sculpture by "Eli" E-91328. Made by Eli Akiru Quissa (1914-84), this carving is dated 1966 and it depicts a hunter with a seal. This item is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor surface abrasions and scratches...
Approx. 23.5" high. Note break to socle repaired and stable.
This pair of amazingly beautiful and rare turtles are sculpted from solid rock crystal and are set upon (but not affixed to) rectangular rock crystal pedestals. The pedestals measure 6.7 x 10 x 1 in (17 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm) and the sculptures each measure 6 x 9.5 x 3 in (15.2 x 24.1 x 7.6 cm). Age and origin are unknown. Condition is very good. There are no restorations, some scratches, inclusions, and wear at the edges of the pedestals...
Included here are two extraordinary antique (19th century) Italian carved busts depicting the Roman emperors, Vespian and Galba. 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 very good. There is a loss to the face of the socle where the Vespian name is shown, and a small loss on the front on the figure's garment...
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...
Robert Laurent - France, USA 1890 - 1970
Woodstock art colony
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art
Art Students League of New York - teacher
Ogunquit School of Painting and Sculpture - teacher and director
Cast stone reclining nude
11" x 8 1/2"
Marked LAURENT on base
Late 19th century alabaster statue of a lovely maiden. With her arms outstretched she studying a small bump on her finger. Probably Italian, condition is very good with some minor old dings expected with age, but most notable is a large chip on the back side of the base (see last photo). The price has been adjusted accordingly. Having a wonderful patina that only comes with time, this beauty measures about 18 inches high.
Harvey Moore, American, Washington D.C. 20th Century. " Reclining Figure", Stone, Signed Harvey Moore. Dimensions: Height 12", Width 26".
From our European Collection, a very fine carved marble bust by Giovanni Maria Benzoni, signed and dated 1868. Benzoni (1809-1873) was a world renown Italian neo-classical sculptor...
Entitled Lys (Lily), this fabulous full scale marble sculpture by Emanuelle Villanis (1858-1914) measures an impressive 61.5 inches tall and depicts a lovely maiden in elegant dress. Condition is very good...
soapstone has russet tones, circa 1930s, approximate height: 7.9" or 20cm, approximate length: 4.6" or 11.8cm, approximate width 2" or 5.1cm
This magnificent piece is intricately carved with a large fish on the waves and a phoenix around a vase of flowers and fruits(buddha’s hand, pomegranates, peaches, peonies, chrysanthemums, and plums). These intricate carvings continue onto the back of the sculpture. The jadeite is of purple and green coloring with spots of apple green. Measurements: height (26.5" or 67.3 cm), length (22" or 55.9 cm), width (10.5" or 26.7 cm)
Intricately carved group of flowers in a vase. The jadeite is of dark lavender, dark green, and apple green colors, and is very translucent.
Date: 20th century,
Dimensions (without stand): 25.5" x 22" x 6",
Finely carved flowers sprouting from a rock. The jadeite is colored in lavender, pale green, and patches of apple green.
Date: 20th Century,
Dimensions of each piece (without stand): 20" x 10.5",
These exquisitely carved long-tailed birds with their wings tucked back and their tail feathers falling downwards are standing amongst peonies and grapes. The jadeite is colored with lavender, pale green, and patches of apple green.
Date: 20th Century,
Dimensions of each piece: 23" x 15" (without stand),