David Anthony
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1336025
David Anthony
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Originally conceived as part of a figural group for a larger commission, Charity depicts the doting love of a mother for her two children. Paul Dubois ( 1829 - 1905 ) originally exhibited it at the Salon of 1877. The famed Barbedienne foundry reproduced smaller versions for interior decoration. This particular version is 18", signed Paul Dubois, and stamped with the Foundry mark. Condition is very good with slight wear of patina to high points such as knee and nose...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1335988
David Anthony
$1,195.00
This highly detailed and finely sculpted totem form bronze features the famous Wise Monkeys - see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. It stands on a plinth with stacking monkeys, the highest of which is holding a basket which we believe is an incense burner. There are no markings, occasional small and minor blemishes, and a pack of clay in the underside which the previous owner may have used for ballast though it seems not to require any...