Japanese 20th-21ST century doll made by doll artist KUROKAWA KAZUE. The doll is entitled KAERI MICHI, or "The Road Home" or "The Way Home". The doll comes with TOMOBAKO, or original artist signed wooden storage box and wood stand. The doll measures 12" tall by 3 1/2" wide by 5" deep. (nonesu)
Chinese jade covered jar carved with dragon and phoenix design. Ca.1950. Good color and condition. H: 6 ½ inches, W: 3 ½ inches
Italo Scanga, Italian-American, California, 1932- , This wonderful cubist sculpture of the head of a jester is Scanga at his finest. It is playful, colorful and handsome. It is wood with oil paint, 27"H by 17"W by 16"D, signed on a brass plate on the base "Italo Scanga 1985" and numbered in black marker on the base #30. There is a gallery sticker on the bottom with black marker. He has extensive gallery representation and auction records up to $20,000.
Sepik River Indonesian Earth Mother Effigy,
Early 20th C. 28" H by 10-12" Diameter.
Original paint, cowrie shells in eye and shell ahnging from ear as well as original mud with black hair on top of head.
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...
Chinese white jade carving depicting the legend of the Red Chamber, young lovers Bao Yu and Dai Yu on a wood stand. Ca.1920. H: 5 ¾ inches, W: 4 ½ inches
Original cold-cast sculpture with silver patina by Constance Freedman (English, 1928-1982), circa 1960, in excellent original condition. This work measures approximately 8 1/2" and is mounted on a black enamel base. Provenance: from the artist's nephew. Constance Freedman was an associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors (ARBS). Her works have sold in the major auction houses, and she is listed in the usual databases and reference works.
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 stainless steel sculpture by John (Jonn) H. Geise (American, Seattle, 20th Century). This work is untitled. It measures 17.5" in heigth and is poised on a lucite base. Signed "Jonn H. Geise" and dated 1989. Geise is a contemporary sculptor with monumental works on display at the University of Washington in Seattle (Suzallo Library), at Sea-Tac Airport, at the University of Oregon Museum of Art, and in various other locations in Washington, Oregon, and California.
Harriet W. Frishmuth (American, 1880-1980), titled Crest of the Wave, signed and dated 1925 on bronze base and with QFHL stamp and Gorham Co Founders foundry mark on bronze base; ht. 21.5, wd. 5, dp. 5 in. In excellent condition with a beautiful original patina.
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth was born on September 17, 1880 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...
Most decorative and unusual hand carved wooden sculpture depicting 5 dancing angel figures on top of each other mounted on a base. Pre 1900, Thailand. Few repairs due to age, good overall condition,
Size H. 186 cm x W. 32 cm x D. 14 cm
Stunning with good lighting!
Contemporary jadeite carving. This is a very nice newer carving. The color is unusual, light blue green with a little amber spread here and there. Carved as an ear of corn with the husk peeled off, a small plant (maybe pepper) is carved around the bottom.
H: 5 inches, W: 2 inches, D: 1 ½ inches
From our European Collection, a superbly carved 19th century marble bust of a beautiful young woman, intricately fashioned with wonderful detailing to her cameo necklace, her hair adornments, the fleur de lis motifs on her clothing, and so forth. Absolutely fabulous, this is a very high quality example executed with high refinement and realism.
Size and Condition: Height 22 inches, width 20 inches, depth 9.5 inches...
Original unique gray Carrara marble sculpture by Francine Richman (France, Canada, 20th century), circa 1960-1970s. Incised "Richman" signature. Also bears a plaque on its slate base incised "F. Richman". 11" by 10" by 7". Henry Moore inspired sculpture by this well-regarded Paris-born Canadian sculptor.
Original bronze sculpture by Leonard Schwartz (American, 1923-1988). Brown patina bronze on original wood base. Signed at the foot of the figure "Leonard" and dated "57". 11 1/4" by 7" by 7" (sculpture alone). In beautiful original condition. Titled "Mother Idol" on a label inside the sculpture. Leonard Schwartz is mostly known as a sculptor. He was born in Cincinnati, was a GI in WWII and subsequently went to study sculpture in Paris with a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1949...
Original bronze sculpture by Constance Freedman (English, 1928-1982). This sculpture is signed "C. Freedman". It measures approximately 6" long. It stands on a black enameled wood base which bears a brass plaque with the name of the artist and the title of the piece. Provenance: directly from the artist's nephew. Constance Freedman was an associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors (ARBS). Her works have sold in the major auction houses, and she is listed in all the usual databases...
Small original ceramic sculpture of a Cubist-Surrealist figure by Nahum Tschacbasov (American, 1899-1984), circa 1940-1950. This work measures 4 1/2" in height (including base) and is approximately 4" wide. It is signed "Tschacbasov" on the foot (hand-incised signature.) In excellent condition (a couple of small original firing cracks extant)...
Carl Milles Danish (1875-1955) Leaping Deer bronze sculpture. A fine example of this artists work. In excellent condition measuring 13 inches tall cast at Lrasmussen foundry Copenhagen.
Carl Milles dominated the Swedish art world. He received many public commissions in Sweden and abroad. He was a monumental sculptor who received many public art commissions at a time when many cities expanded and were modernised.
Original bronze sculpture by Constance Freedman (English, 1928-1982). This sculpture is signed "C. Freedman". It measures approximately 6 1/2" tall. It stands on a black enameled wood base which bears a brass plaque with the name of the artist and the title of the piece. Provenance: directly from the artist's nephew. Constance Freedman was an associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors (ARBS). Her works have sold in the major auction houses, and she is listed in all the usual databa...