antique orientalia by Asian Rarities, netsuke, snuff bottles
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #962885 (stock #709014)
Asian Rarities Enterprises, Inc.
$1,800.00
Bronze sculpture of Diana, the Huntress signed on the base,“Valentin”, (for Louis Valentin Elias Robert, 1821-1874). This is a classical version of the standing nude figure of Diana, with a bow in her left hand and reaching for an arrow with her right hand. Diana (Greek name Artemis) is known to be the Goddess of the Hunt and of the moon with deadly arrows. According to mythology, she was the daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin sister of Apollo...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #962488 (stock #907033)
Asian Rarities Enterprises, Inc.
$1600.00
Original French bronze sculpture of King Henry IV Enfant by Francois-Joseph Bosio (1768-1845). The standing sculpture “Henry the Great” is of a popular French monarch and many variations of this sculpture was cast in the 19th century. As shown in the photos, the rendition of King Henry IV is finely detailed in all aspects, including facial features, regal clothing, and curly hair. The King is depicted with a sword in his left hand, that is secured to his waist by a realistic looking strap...