Antique Carved Oak Statue of a Monk holding a book and seated on a curved bench. Probably American, circa 1880.
9" x 9" x 14" tall
Very rare articulate hardwood horse used by artists in sculpture and painting-made up of at least 30 pieces of wood--tail is real horse hair- head,-neck and legs all move to poise the horse in different configurations-made in the 20th century--no condition problems-all elements work--this a wonderfull sculpture in either an antique or modern settings. Since the piece's appearance can be changed at will - it is a living piece of sculpture-21 inches high-length 18 inches and with is 5 inches
Rare bas relief carved oak 18thc Russian processional crucifix--it is carved on both sides-one side has carved relief of crucified Christ with the Mother of God and the Apostle St John on the terminating ends-on the same side at the top God the Father and bottom are cross bones-verso is carved with a chalice beneath the All-seeing-Eye-of God there are also monastic saints depicted--length is 13 inches-width is 7 inches-cross element can be removed for transport-wear to surface-no repairs-quality...
Italian 18thc Baroque carved wood putto-26 inches tall on 11 inch diameter base--suspect base is later-piece was probably an architectural element-minor loss to one hand and flowing robe in back-well carved in full round with cascading hair and robe-sculpture possibly 17thc
Approx. 18" high and 8" diameter, attributed to Besarel--see published book on the artist.
An exquisite original Wood Sculpture depicting a mother with a child in her arms executed by French Canadian Quebecois sculptor Andre-M.Bourgault from Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Québec Canada .
Signed and dated lower right: Andre-M.Bourgault .87.
HEIGHT: 28cm (15 in)
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18thc Italian crèche figure of noble women-age has put her silk gown in tatters and the gilt bullion trim is oxcidized-her carved wood head, hands and feet show age to polychrome but the lady is complete-steel base is later shows surface rust but is stable--15 inches tall
Puerto Rican carved wood Madonna santo by the very famous santero Rivera-original paint-hand missing-one base added, easly removed to original-statue is free standing without added base--original statue is 7.75 inches-with added stand add inch.--important sculpture
Puerto Rican Virgin santo by famous Puerto Rican Santero Caban family-original paint-hands missing-late 19thc and one of the earliest Cabans-base was added-figure is 7.5 inches-with base add 1.75 inches- note piece free standing without base
19thc carved wood Spanish Colonial wall Crucifix-original cross-carved figure has minor surface loss-original patina-note that drapery on Christ is cloth suffused in gesso-21.5 inches by 12 inches-crucifix is complete-no repairs
18thc carved wood figure of adolescent Christ Child-18thc from South Germany-at one time it probably served as architectural element-now displayed hanging on a wall-minor chips-most likely touch up paint over years-gold leaf highlights--16 inches tall
A finely executed imitation of bamboo knot and an insect, measures 11.6cm long and 21g weight.
Charming Antique Carved Wooden Boot and Mouse; note the nice detail, color and patina.
European, Mid 19th Century.
Provenance: Gary Young Antiques.
11 3/4" x 7.5" x 4" deep. Virgina and Child carving. Italian carving, possibly German.
Large carved wood polychrome Crucifix Corpus-ca 1800 or earlier-probably Germanic based on hollowed out back to prevent splitting-piece has been repainted-there is hairline on left arm-high quality carving by master-piece is complete and all original-29 inches by 25 inches