A 4" long carved soapstone Inuit figure of a basking seal. This carving has an artist's cypher plus the number E91684 on the bottom, and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor surface abrasions. All
items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $12.50 (other spots may vary)...
Original bronze sculpture depicting a nude female figure by Benjamin D. Kopman (Russian-born American painter and sculptor, 1887-1965), offered in excellent condition. This rare work measures 8 1/2" including its marble base. It is signed "Kopman" and is numbered 3/8. Kopman's sculptures are a rather rare find. He is well-listed, exhibited, and collected.
This fine sculpture is by the diverse and talented Ernesto Montenegro. Titled "Crosswalk," it displays pedestrians walking across the street. Montenegro's "magic" gives the viewer a bird's-eye perspective, as if looking down from above on the pedestrians. Montenegro achieves this illusion by dramatically abridging the figures. When viewed sideways, the people have grossly stunted legs, walking down the vertical face of the sculpture as if propelled across the street by gravity...
Apsara Thai celestial Angel in adoration/praying gesture, symbolizing welcome, protection from evil spirits,
happiness, luck and fortune. A motif often depicted in Temple Frescoes and classical paintings illustrating the famed Ramayana.
size: H. 40cm x W. 9cm x D. 7cm, contemporary, resin, attached to steel arm for easy mounting (for example: beautiful at entrance/door to greet visitors!)
Original bronze sculpture with dark patina by Sigmund (Sig) Abeles (American, SC, born 1934). This work in beautiful condition was cast in an edition of 6. This particular bronze is signed and numbered 1/6. The casting size is 13 3/4" by 7 1/3" by 4". With its beautiful hardwood base it measures roughly 16" by 10" by 5 1/2". Circa 1967. Sigmund Abeles is an important American artist. He studied at the ASL with Harry Sternberg and Reginald Marsh, at Pratt, at Skowhegan, etc...
Beautiful Chinese antique porcelain turquoise and gilt baluster vase and flared neck with red overglaze markings. Body with floral design done in gilt. with markings on body and inset bottom. Perfect condition.
Size: 9.25"H x 5.5"D
Age: Republic Period