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.
$5200.00
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
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
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1201322
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1250.00
A 19TH CENTURY BOHEMIAN CARVED AND POLYCHROME WOOD CRUCIFIXION GROUPING. The heart shaped base set with the mourning Virgin Mary on left and the Apostle John on the right beneath them on the ground, the skull of Adam and above, a large ebonized cross set with a carved Corpus Christi. Height 28.25 inches (71.5 cm).minor paint loss-no repair-figures at base can be removed for transport