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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1326383 (stock #422)
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This is a lovely old bronze of the Crouching Venus done by F. Barbedienne Paris.It has the Reduction Mecantique A. Collas seal.She has a lovely deep chocolate finish that is in very nice condition other than a little discoloration to the one side of the base as shown.She stands 14 inches tall and 7 1/2 inches deep.The underside shows she was cast in several parts and she has the old French Black ink inscriptions a sign of a old casting.If you like classical bronzes this is a beauty!
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1326376 (stock #421)
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USD $995.00
This is a lovely original bronze bust of a woman by the well listed Belgian artist Georges Van Der Straeten 1856-1941.It is 16 inches tall and is in a dark brown chocolate patina with no problems. It has a set in seal of the Society Des Bronzes of paris and is numbered 2488 P.This is a somewhat less common model than most of his works
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1317644 (stock #416)
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This is a very interesting bronze clock retailed by Tiffany and Co.The bronze artist was P. Ponsard who is well listed.It is signed on the rear and also has a set in seal that says A.G.Bronze Paris.Height is 18 inches and 9inches wide on the original stone base.The bronze is in good condition with no damages but seems to have been gilt when new which has been worn off in most places.The F. Pelissier French movement is like a watch there is no pendulum or bell.It seems to run fine for days at a t...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1910 item #1314775 (stock #415)
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USD $2,195.00
This is a very large 14 3/8ths inches tall 4 3/8's wide Loetz vase circa 1900.It is in the Silberiris style and the decor would be Pg 1/844. A lovely gold shading to purple iridescence with large loops of applied glass.This amazing vase is in perfect condition.This type of vase with the applied loops is quite scarce. We could only find a couple of examples.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Tempera : Pre 1920 item #1304364 (stock #412)
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This is a nice recently framed pair of Gouache paintings of the Italian coastline by the listed Italian artist Maria Gianni.The Gianni family painted around the turn of the century into the 30's and are known for their well detailed and brightly colored paintings.They were bought by tourists on their Grand Tours. These are a left and right pair probably bought at the same time. They have been recently framed in a black moulding with a cream color matt. The paintings are 7 by 16 inches and the ou...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #1297160 (stock #420)
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USD $2,250.00
This is a interesting large original bronze statue titled L'ABC by A. Capalda a Italian artist.Nothing seems to be known about the artist that we could find! There is supposed to be a listing in Benezit but the spelling is A. Capado.We believe this quality bronze was cast in the 1920's from the style of the work.There is a set in slug in the back from the Cassa bellas Artes in Buenos Aires. They seem to be a retailer as we found several bronzes cast in France with their set in coin.Some sites li...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #1291699 (stock #413)
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This is a unusual high quality bronze figure of a nude woman floating in the air and supported by her dropped robe.For the quality we are amazed that it is not signed.I am sure it is Continental and probably German or Austrian.We pulled the original stone base off and from the underneath are sure this is circa 1910-30.She has a lovely dark brown patina with no damages. She is 13 inches tall with the stone base and 8 inches wide.There is a bouquet of flowers in her hair.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1291691 (stock #414)
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USD $1,295.00
This is a striking large 16 inch tall bronze statue of a German Shepherd by the very well listed French sculpture artist Prosper Lecourtier 1851-1924. He was a student of Fremeit and won many medals at the salons.Dogs where his specialty.This original two toned figure is 15 inches tall and 18 inches wide. It sits on a original stone base and We will date it around 1890 to 1900.This sculpture is in excellent condition with no flaws or damage.We could find no other copies of this in any sales reco...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1290098 (stock #411)
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USD $1,795.00
This is a nice original French Bronze by the well listed Artist Rene Charles Masse 1855-1913.It is titled Le Passage Du Ruisseau and features 2 children out walking.It is 21 inches tall with a deep chocolate patina that is in excellent condition. The separate base ring with the title is a more golden bronze color.A lovely example of a late 1800's French Bronze.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1284870 (stock #410)
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USD $2,495.00
This is a original lifetime bronze statue of a Pheasant by the very well listed French artist Paul Comolera 1818-1897. His specialty was birds. This 21 inch tall figure has incredible detail and is done in several different patina's.It is all in wonderful original condition. Probably cast at the Susse Freres foundry in Paris.It has the original ink written markings on the underside.Comolera was a pupil of Francois Rude. He exhibited at the Salon for 50 years.We found several versions of this bro...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1950 item #1280974 (stock #409)
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USD $345.00
This is a original Lithograph by the well listed artist George Ford Morris 1873-1960. He Concentrated almost solely upon the art of the horse, He was a frequent contributing artist to such publications as ' The American Horseman ', ' Breeder's Gazette ', ' American Field ', ' National Horseman' and ' Thoroughbred of California '. He also illustrated for national publications such as ' Scribner's ' and ' Century' magazines'.This print was titled Green Pastures when sold thru the Associated Americ...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1900 item #1279073 (stock #407)
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USD $245.00
This is a original 1863 etching by Theodule Augustin Ribot 1823-1891.From a series he did in the 1860's on cooking and chefs printed by Delatre and published by Cadart the most famous French Publisher of the day.This has the impressed seal of Cadart below the image. In pristine never framed condition on heavy paper with wide margins. Image is about 11 1/2 by 8.We have it matted in a spice ivory mat 14 by 17 1/2.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1278347 (stock #406)
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This is a Large 24 inch tall original bronze statue of David after the marble by Gian Bernini 1598-1680. This seems to be quite a scarce statue in bronze. We could find no auction records for this figure and could only find a Couple pictured that did not have the eagle at the base. We believe this was done in the 1800'S in Naples (Napoli) by the Fonderia Sommer or Chiurazzi. This bronze is in excellent condition and has a great patina. The only flaw we could see is a thin line at the front of t...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #1277999 (stock #405)
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This is a matched pair of lovely bronze figures representing Poetry And Music by the very well listed french artist Hippolyte Moreau 1832-1927. They are 18 inches tall with the bases of stone and wood. Both are in excellent condition with a lovely chocolate brown patina. One has a brass tag on the base. The other tag has been missing for a long time. We believe these to be from the 1920'S. Hard to find nice clean pair of bronze figures that have not been drilled for lamps. The Moreau family w...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1277676 (stock #404)
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USD $2,495.00
This is a rare original 1858 large format engraving of Doctor Kane at the Graves of Sir Franklin's Men.This print was given to subscribers of the New York Albion and could also be bought for the price of $2.00 which was a fair sum in 1858.The image is 23 and 1/2 by 17 3/8+ large margins. We have it matted to 32 by 24.In very good overall condition with some slight foxing and the top margin trimmed to with in 3/8th inches of the image.We could only find 3 copies in museums and one other for sale ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #1270733 (stock #403)
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This is a original 1907 bronze plaque of Leo (Lyov)Tolstoi the famous Russian author by John Flanagan.It is about 7 by 5 inches and is in a oak frame that was done in 1952.The bronze plaque is in excellent condition.Flanagan worked for a time in the studio of August St.Gaudens.He did several large outdoor figures and designed the United States quarter in the 20's along with other plaques. He lived from 1865 to 1952.A great piece to put up in your library.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Pre 1920 item #1265315 (stock #402)
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USD $495.00
This is a original 40 by 30 inch World War One recruiting poster by James Montgomery Flagg.It features a red headed man getting upset after reading about the Huns killing women and children.These came with different street addresses under the title line.This has been stored away since W.W.1. There is some slight damage to the edge on the bottom left that would not show when framed and a spot in the paper in the same area.There are no tears or restoration.Will grade as a A minus.This poster has b...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1263004 (stock #401)
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USD $2,495.00
This is a original hand colored lithographic plate Lophophorus Sclateri from Elliot's Monograph of the Phasianidae.This was one of the best bird books ever published and ranks right up there with Audubon.The plate is 19 by 23 3/4 and retains the original stitch marks on one edge and is not laid down.This is one of the more dramatic plates from this book and the colors are still quite strong and rich.We have left it in its early French hand colored mat which has caused some matt burn on the mat e...