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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1241880 (stock #395)
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This is a wonderful large 21 by 16 by 8 1/2 inch lifetime bronze cast of a pair of German Shepard dogs by the well listed French Artist Charles Paillet 1871-1937.Dogs were one of his specialties.Signed in the front left corner Ch. Paillet Medaille D'Or.In very nice condition with no dings or scratchs. The original stone base does have a few chips and wear on the corners...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1165076 (stock #370)
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This is a nice large original bronze of a pair of hunting dogs by Thomas Francois Cartier 1879 1943. The French title is Cheins De Chasse.It is 15 inches tall by 16 inches wide. This was cast in 4 parts. The head and tail of the lower dog are cast individually and are just a bit loose. The rich dark brown patina is in fine condition. Cartier is most well known for his feline figures. He only did a few dog groups.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Iron : Pre 1900 item #1165069 (stock #369)
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This is a interesting cast iron sculpture by the well known Animalier sculpture Christophe Fratin 1801-1864. He was one of the first French artists to do sculptures of animal subjects.He was banned from the Paris Salon from 1843 to 1850 because his animal sculpture was considered to radical.This piece titled Lion en Trainant un Sanglier (Lion Dragging a Boar) was created in 1849...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1170474 (stock #372)
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This is dramatic original 1864 engraving of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation was published by Lucius Stebbins.After a painting by H. Herrick and engraved by J.W...
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Charcoal : Pre 1910 item #1172732 (stock #374)
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This is a large and rare charcoal drawing by Arthur Burdett Frost 1851-1928. It is titled Point of Honor. On the margin of the drawing are the words Point of Honor...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1241087 (stock #393)
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This is a original bronze casting of Francois Rude's well known bronze figure Le Petit Pecheur Napolitian.This was cast by the Barbedienne foundry in France and could be as early as the 1850's. Rude was the first living artist that the foundry worked with starting in 1843.Barbedienne cast this figure in 3 sizes...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1930 item #1191442 (stock #381)
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This is a etching by the very well listed French artist Adolphe Marie Beaufrere 1876-1969.It is titled on the back La Messe en Plein Air a' Ste Anne la Palud.It is pencil signed and number 15 of 50 prints.The Breton images are from his earlier period. Image is about 8 by 10.5 inches.Currently in a simple 14 by 17 black frame as found by us. We have around 10 more etchings by this artist all framed from a estate. Most were sold and framed by a Albert Roullier Galleries in Chicago.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1178736 (stock #375)
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This is a fine quality Grand Tour bronze of Narcissus done after the antique found in Pompeii in 1862.This one is signed G.Nisini Roma.They were one of the best foundries in Rome.He has a great antique green brown type patina to look as if he had just come out of the ground.This was a popular casting before and around the turn of the century...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1126758 (stock #358)
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This is a scarce Civil War era engraving by John Sartain after a painting by G. Schussele. It was printed in 1864 and was a popular print during the war. This is a proof print on thin paper laid down on a rag paper backing originally.This is in the best condition we have ever seen this print in. No stains or spots at all. I do not think it was ever framed. We have matted it in a cream colored mat which is 20 1/2 by 25 1/2
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1106928 (stock #352)
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This is a nice original 1851 engraving titled Mexican News by Richard Caton Woodville.It was done for the Art Union Lottery which put out a engraving yearly during its existence.The image is 18 1/4 by 20 1/2 + large margins. We have it matted to 23 by 26 inches.The image is in very nice clean condition...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #906172 (stock #308)
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This is a bronze bust of CAESAR AGUSTUS.It is signed by the maker BENEDETTO BOSCHETTI ROMA. He lived from 1820 to 1860 and is well listed with a large number of bronzes in the art price guides.I could only find one comparable in size of Marc Antony and that one realized $2900.00. He did this bust in at least two sizes.Ours is the smaller version at 11 3/4 inches tall.This is in nice original condition with no dings or scratches.A nice example of a grand tour item!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #889192 (stock #305)
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This is a unusual large allegorical chromolithograph of Young America during the Civil War.I believe he is dressed in the style of the Zouave outfits.The print is by Sarony Major & Knapp of New York who were one of the best lithography firms in the country.This litho would date to the beginnings of the civil war.It has never seen the light of day till know as we found it in a section of a large scrap book which seems to have been a job book for the Sarony co.This is a large print measuring 21 by...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #798413 (stock #296)
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This is a rare cast Bronze plaque by the Metallic Compression Casting co. of Boston Ma.This co. was the 1st to make bronze hardware for buildings. Some of their door knobs have sold for over $4000.00.They started in the 1870's. I believe this plaque is from the 1870's or 80's. The quality is fantastic with very crisp detail. I presume this was some form of show piece or a advertising piece. Condition is excellent with a nice deep brown patina.Size is 11 by 8 3/4 inches
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #920881 (stock #310)
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This is a very nice Victorian cottage style paint decorated bedroom set.It is in a unusual gray and blues color scheme.I found this years ago in northern Pa.It is signed in pencil on the rails Trout Run Pa.The condition is quite good for a paint decorated set.The bed is 83 inches tall and 80" long on the out side. Inside space is 75 long by 54 wide...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Pre 1930 item #992385 (stock #321)
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This is a wonderful graphic early 1920's French travel poster signed by the artist Maurice Foussaint. La Bretagne Pittoresque Lannion Escalier de Brelevenez...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1105173 (stock #351)
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This is a wonderful large 26inches tall bronze by the well listed French sculptor Ernest Rancoulet. It is titled Repousser De La Renaissance and it is a figure of a Renaissance armourer at work.This is pictured in Berman's books on bronze sculpture.He also made a small version of this man as a silversmith.Little seems to be known about Rancoulet other than he was from Bordeaux...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1960 item #1068205 (stock #344)
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This is a great large 11 1/2 by 25 sight size original gouache illustration by Bill Griffith for the September 1954 issue of Sports Afield magazine.It is titled Life In a Moose Pasture. Griffith did quite a few covers and illustrations for Sports Afield in the 1950's. This is framed in a simple black frame with thin gold stripes and is 18 by 31 inches total size.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1038056 (stock #338)
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This is a original 1865 map of Manhattan done by Egbert Viele...