All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1319974
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
Grand Tour Bronze of the Chimera of Arezzo-from Etruscan artifact found buried in Arezzo Italy in the 17thc-is on display in Florence museum-was reproduced in the 1860 using French menseration size reduction-detailed lost bronze casting-fine patina-10 inches wide -4 inches deep-7 inches high-mount on yellow antique marble base--piece will keep your home safe from tigers-it is a lion serpent goat combination of a beast
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1319303
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
Unusual hand carved sculpture of pair of dancing damsels-ladies are barefoot wearing classical garb, but hairdos do not appear classical--the women certainly not beauties--probably French or possibly a momento from a visit to Lesbos--needs cleaning and a small chip at the end of the base-10 inches tall
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1837 VR item #1317151
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Handsome early 19thc Italian terracotta bust of medieval scholar-hand sculpted-wear to patina-you can leave surface as is to demonstrate age or easily touched up-unsigned-large 18 inches wide-18.5 high 7 inches deep-almost life sized-no cracks or repairs
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1304378
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,850.00
Superb 19thc French wall carved walnut crucifix-corpus and cross in perfect condition-wear to surface of mounting-carving is by master and piece is museum quality-ca 1870s-impressive size and can work as altar crucifix-40 inches tall by 19 inches wide
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1298656
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Neo Gothic German carved bas relief wood panel of a dragon in rocky landscape-ca 1860 --probably a decorative element from furniture-13 inches by 9 inches-minor insect damage-dead dead-tip of one wing missing-as well as some paint--perfect for dragon lovers
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1910 item #1297820
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$890.00
Signed Pigalle Italian terracotta sculpture of cupid or putti with bird-13.5 inches by 9 inches by 16 inches high-hand carved before fired-ca 1900-wing of bird repaired-high quality sculpture
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 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 #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 #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