All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1296437
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$990.00
Superbly cast 19thc French bronze crucifix-tripodal with bear paw feet,salomonic pillar--piece comes apart for shipping--38 inches tall--richly designed-no condition problems
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #1292537
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Rare Dutch night light with male and female gilt bronze Dutch children- all bronze to include shade that has three faceted green glass triangles-shade is permanently mounted component-green black patina-lost wax casting-unsigned-11 inches tall-6 inches deep-no condition problems
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1291199
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Early 18thc French carved fruitwood crucifix-carved from one piece of wood with marble base added later-note Christ's arms above his head rather than out stretched-a French catholic group represented Christ this way to demonstrate sacrifice to a narrow passage into Christs domain as opposed to a Christ crucifix with open arms where all are accepted-crucifix surmounted on orb with serpent- to represent Christ's conquest of evil=no repairs or condition problems-14 inches tall to include base-rare representation with special cross
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1288103
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6,800.00
This large, bronze sculpture is after the antique, Hellenistic sculpture formerly in the Farnese collection, the state represents the myth of Dircem first wife of Lykos, King of Thebes. She was tied to a wild bull by the sons of Antiope, Amphion and Zethus, who wanted to punish her for the ill-treatment inflicted on their mother--Sculpture was discovered in Rome in the 17thc and was gigantic and made of marble-since then it has been reproduced-this example is believed to be an Italian lost wax casting made at the end of the 18thc or early 19thc-except for minor wear to the black patina no condition problems--very fine detail-23 inches tall-- 17 inches by 17 inches base-weighs 75-100 pounds
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #1283926
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
beautifully carved hardwood crucifix corpus of Christ-European 17thc Baroque-missing arms and surface wear-quality carving-24 inches long
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1276637
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
) 13¼ in. Imperial guard French Napoleonic soldier presenting arms. Cast bronze with brown patina, mounted on an early black marble base, signed "E. F. Fremiet"[1824-1910] on the front of the base, "Barbidienne Fondeur" on the back of the base. detailed casting -lost wax-no condition problems or repairs Listed artist and sales records
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1274236
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,395.00
Rare carved wood articulated Spanish dress-up saint---glass eyes-carving on head and hands exquisite- carving on feet not same quality, because feet were covered by garments-carving pegged ball and socket on limbs--minor scrapes through wear--these sculptures were dressed and carried in processions--32 inches by 12 inches--probably St Joseph
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1900 item #1268492
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3,900.00
19thc large carved marble female bust of wood nymph by listed Italian American sculptor Vittorio Ciani{1858-1908} He worked out of Perth Amboy New Jersey-has 1985 Christies paper auction label-piece is signed by artist and dated 1885 on back of sculpture-no condition problems or repairs-21.50 inches high-15 inches wide and 11 inches deep--there are fine details on figures bodice not evident in my superb photography
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 : 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 : 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