All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1262865
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$625.00
Exquisite 18thc German fruit wood carving of Joseph and Young Jesus-carved from single block of wood--fine patina-appears Joseph's staff is missing-9 inches tall-4.5 inches wide-probably from Hanau area
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1244477
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
Fine 19thc Chinese bronze censor-elephant form with detailed raised designs-in two pieces-top of censor has three of the tiny balls at corner tips missing-one remains-brown patina shows wear-no marks-7 incheswide-9.5 inches high-3 inches wide-handsome piece
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1240275
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1675.00
Rare bronze sculpture of Roman goddess of plenty--has silver inlay on three sides of base and in crown of Pomona--goddess had no Greek representation so Pomona is strictly Roman-she wears a crown stylized from an Egyptian deity which fascinated the Romans-carries a horn of plenty and leans on a plow shear-no condition problems- some accumulation of dirt on brown patina-16 inches tall-has Naples foundry mark on back base-probably cast in the 1860s-sculpture inspired by find in Roman excavation-ca 1860
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1235659
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1675.00
French Bronze of Orpheus with a charmed panther at his foot. signed by Loius Gossin--1846-1928--has brown patina-no condition problems-from Greek mythology--had the power to charm all living things with his music-listed with sales records-17 inches high--loss wax casting-this not a restrike
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1232659
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1450.00
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
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1232312
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$5,200.00
Spectacular Italian neo classic bronze sculpture of drunken Silenus, a mythological figure representing a good time fellow--the sculpture is based on statue found in archeological dig--this representation was lost wax cast in Naples , Italy signed by the Chiurazzi foundry-top is intricate coiza roman lamp witn satyr masks,two lions surmouted by two dolphins---cast in the 1860s--dark brown and verdigris patina-no condition problems or repairs-piece is complete-33inches high standing on 10 inch diameter component bronze base
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1950 item #1231367
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
terracotta sculpture by Italian American sculptor Leo Lentelli {1879-1961} born in Italy Lentelli's major works were produced in the US-he is well listed and has sales records-piece is signed on edge of base-he executed sculpture with American West subjects--this one may be called a kiss on horseback-he is famous for his adornment of the Palace of fine Arts in San Francisco-is in museums and has sales records-his sculptures can be found in most mediums-this one is 8.5 inches by 5.5 inches-no condition problems--a very fine early 20thc modernist piece
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1990 item #1228345
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
20thc neo classic bronze Italian bas relief and incised plaque--by listed artist Nicola Lazzari-dated 1984--beautifully cast with gamboling puttis and neo classical motifs-titled IN VIGNAL FESTINA LENTE--founder appears to be G Martino-15.5 inches by 16.5 inches-use inside or outside-designed with cast frame
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1227674
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$165.00
19thc bronze Bust cabinet bronze of Austro Hungarian emperor-signed on back H. Mulle--on turned antico rosa base that has been repaired--bronze is lost wax process with fine detail-6 inches high-wear to gilt surface
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1227668
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
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
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1226014
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
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
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1226010
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
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
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1223895
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$650.00
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
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1210736
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
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
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1209948
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$775.00
Superb 19thc Russian bronze orthodox crucifix-casting is outstanding-depicts crucified Christ surmounted by God the Father and adoring angels-there are three colors of enamel in background-both back and front have raised edges--back has extensive hand etched Church Slavonic script as well as drawing of cross-14 inches tall-7.5 inches wide-top quality piece-no repairs or condition problems
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1209947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Richly decorated 19thc Russian Orthodox crucifix-has Christ Pantacrator surmounting Christ on top of cross with four saints in attendance along side of cross--back of cross has elaborate grape vine design-some of these crucifixes were mounted in wood icons and may explain why silver finish over the bronze still remains on back-6 inches tall and 5.5 wide--no repairs or condition problems
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1209672
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1795.00
rare gilt bronze by listed French sculpture G. Gardet (1863-1939]--Gardet has extensive sales records and is in museums-this sculpture is signed and beautifully mounted on antico rosa marble base that has a bronze plate on bottom-lost wax casting-piece was cast during sculptors life time-small nick on one corner corner of marble base'--no repairs-12 inches by 3 inches-4 inches high--mice working on a snail shell is indeed a rare representation-only in France
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1207076
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1895.00
Pair of interesting French bronze male and female child satyrs by French sculpture Claude Michel Clodion {1735-1864} listed and sales records-these are earlier pieces that have dark antico verde patina that shows minor wear--moreover they are on Breche d'Alpine marble bases, a marble that was mostly depleted by the mid 19thc-minor nicks to edge of marble-12.5 high-5.5 inch diameter--fine detail-lost wax casting-charming subject-each piece is signed Clodion