Haitian Sculptor Georges Liautaud, "The Cross" Forged Railroad Spikes
Georges Liautaud Haitian Sculptor, "The Devil" Forged Railroad Spike
Carved, terra cotta, French, 18th cetury. Wear to paint, otherwise in good condition. 5.5" wide, 6" high. Well carved. $245.
Contemporary jadeite carving of a fairy spirit named Liu-Hai. His right hand is holding a three legged frog called ¡°Chan¡±; a string of clouds extends from Chan¡¯s mouth. On the back of the carving is a large fan and on the top of the fan sits a lucky bat. Very interesting carving in good condition.
H: 3 ½ inches, W: 2 ¾ inches, D: 1 ¾ inches
Bronze, Moor and Lion. 19th c. French or German. 31" x 34" X 21" d. Signed indistinctly lost wax process--definitely antique Massive multiple sculpture--wood base included It depicts a fearsome struggle for survival.
This is a CHINESE SERPENTINE JADE QUAN YIN from a VIRGINIA, U.S.A. ESTATE. 6" Tall without and 7" Tall with the Pierced WOOD STAND.
Beautifully CARVED FIGURINE the hardness has been checked and this is Serpentine Jade. Ca. 1950 in EXCELLENT Condition
Excellent STONE CARVING depicting a MOTHER with CHILD carried on her Back. From a WASHINGTON, D.C. Estate and the previous owner told me this piece was PERUVIAN in origin. The STONE is 5" Tall x 2" at the widest point. COLORS are GRAY,GREEN and a BURGUNDY Red. Zero Breaks, Chips or Cracks. GOOD LOOKING and UNUSUAL Work of ART.
Hand carved limestone gargoyle interpreted by Oleg koleurochnikov from the cathedral of St Nizier, Lyon, France-25 inches high and 13inches at the base--carved in the last ten years-no condition problem-if you want condition problems, I can oblige--displayed in my shop with a long stem tropical flower in his mouth-- in my gallery window it stops traffic--heavy-can be used in garden or indoors
Fabulous African Mask 14" long X 9" wide.
African Mask 10" long X 6 1/2" wide.
Original marble sculpture by Theodor Mallener (Czech, 1892-1978). Mallener is a Czech sculptor born in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. He apparently spent part of his life in Germany, where he died (Schwabmunchen, Bavaria) in 1972. He is listed mainly in Czech sources. There was also a sculptor named Mallener who worked in Vienna for the Goldscheider Factory in the early part of the century who may or may not be the same artist. This sculpture is signed Th. Mallener on the base...
This is a beautiful cast bronze sculpture of an elephant by American sculptor W.Hicksons-it is signed with artists monogram WH-also the foundry-the famous Roman Bronze Works Inc-this number 4 of an edition of 12-this is also indicated on the bronze--casting and modeling are superb-surface is textured to indicate the rough elephants hide-only one ear and three legs-this minimalist art at its best--solid casting-no condition problems-9.5 inches high--heavy with nice patina
Fine Art Nouveau "L'Etang" (The Pond) Jardiniere featuring frolicking children, circa 1890's. Well cast sculpture by one of the most highly regarded artists working in France in the Art Nouveau Era. A similar example is pictured in The Paris Salons-vol. V, page 369. This is an unusual example by Larche, well known for his design of The Loie Fuller lamp. Dimensions: 10 1/2" H., 11 1/2" W.; signed,circa 1890's.
Chiparus portrayed children in his earliest works. This rare and massive example depicts a spirited youth playing pipes. Detailed casting by Etling, the artists early foundry. Greenish patina with contrasting golden-brown high
lights to hair and pipes. A similar subject shown in a photo with Chiparus in his studio; page 13 in "Chiparus-Master of Art Deco", by Alberto Shayo.
Dimensions: Height 15", Length 21", Width 6 1/2".
striking Art Deco bronze of a lady and a panther on the hunt-lost wax process-fine details-subject could represent Diana but Diana seldom carries a spear and usually does not hunt with a panther-could be Cybel who was raised by panthers when abandoned on a mountain side by a father who preferred a male child or it could simply be an Amazon on the hunt--signed on base by M.Oliverio-probably Portuguese or even Brazilean--style is pure Art Deco-no condition problems-16.75 inches high-7 inch by 3.75...
Only one. From a hand rises this Made In a USA studio stylized figural metal butterfly 280 grams sterling silver and semi precious rainbow moonstone sculpture which was hand wrought by one set of self learned artist hands from beginning to end resulting in art work by this metal smith and signed: Handmade - Mimi Dee - Sterling.
Title: "Butterflies Are Free"...
Mimi Dee Artwear
Thank You Mrs. * .! Who said, '...just the
way I wanted it.'
"Halloween Witch and Cat 2003", a commissioned handwrought signed sterling silver sculpture, signed "MIMI DEE STERLING" wrought for a client who has only collected Victorian jewelry in the past...
Bronze life-sized bust of famous Spanish author and philosopher Jose Ortega Y Gasset-1888-1955-set on polished granite base 18 inches by 18 inches and that is two inches thick-bust is 17.75 inches by 14 inches wide and 7 inches deep--is signed JEAN and has Spanish text OJO which means LOOK--Gasset wrote REVOLT OF THE MASSES and is widely quoted--he enjoyed almost cult like following-believed intellectuals should be political leaders-no condition problem -bust was sculptured toward the end of his...
Charming pair of German terracota hand sculpted figures-polychrome-depict male and female figures preparing for feast-marked-probably Mettlach-ideal pieces for center piece on table-no condition problems-ca 1900--one 14 inches high -the other 13.5 inches-very nice pair
This iron sculpture belongs in the Guggenhiem Museum--believed to be inspired by a WWII naval anti aircraft deck gun-was made in the 1940s--composed of welded iron parts from assorted objects, all of which appear vintage--big piece--55 inches wide 33 inches deep and 58 inches high-on casters and gun tilts-very special piece-if you are bold, place in center of the living room-not for hen pecked husband--one of a kind-composed by skilled craftsman--had to take close to year to create--no condition...
Carved wood folk art plaque of a bear catching a salmon. American, late 19th/early 20th century.
Dimensions: 16” x 18”
Mario Zamora Alcantara
(Honduran, b. 1920)
Bronze sculpture, signed: “M. Zamora A.” and inscribed: “Mex 69 V-XV”.
Zamora Alcantara was born in Honduras but spent most of his life in Mexico. He studied at the Tegucigalpa School of Arts and Crafts (now the National School of Fine Arts) under the tutelage of Alfredo Ruiz Barrera. In 1944 he emigrated to Mexico where he was in the San Carlos Academy until 1948...
Veryl Goodnight (American, b. 1947)
Bronze sculpture, signed on base, dated: “(19)76” and numbered: “10/21”.
Goodnight has been sculpting since 1973...
Unusual carved polychrome Spanish kneeling creche figure--8.5 inches high--excellent condition -good ptina-has a forged nail in back-wood is pine--over 300 years old--certainly baroque period
Tree of Life by Georges Liautaud (1899-1991),
Cut and Hammered Iron,
Approx. 24 inches high
Organic bronze sculpture.
Artist- Klaus Ihlenfeld
Measurements - app. 8" tall.
Condition - excellent.
Klaus was Harry Bertoia's best friend and first hand man in his workshop
Late 19th Century wooden Shan State Buddha,with Burmese merit-script on base, very high quality gilding,excellent condition, large
size: H. 64cm x W. 33cm x D. 18 cm.
Fine Stucco head of Buddha mounted on base, Gandhara Kingdom, 3rd/4th Century AD.,size: H.15cm x W. 8cm x D. 8cm.
Wooden Buddha Figure, Shan State Burma, 19th Century, with nice quality gilding,
backside has cavity where relics were kept,
size: H.50cm x W.18cm x D. 15cm, mounted,
Shan State Papier Mache Buddha with brown worn lacquer patina, 19th Century Burma,
size: H. 57cm x W. 32cm x D. 20cm, both
hands are missing, very serene expression
Thai Monk-Disciple in adoration gesture, very fine and decorative, contemporary, resin, attached to steel arm for easy mounting (for example at entrance/door to greet visitors!), size: H. 20cm x W. 10cm x D. 9cm (figure only)
Georges Liautaud (1899-1991), Laughing Figure,
Circa 1975, Steel, 19 x 14 1/2 inches.
Exhibited and cataloged: Bass Museum (2006), Allegories of Haitian Life. The curators of this exhibition write about this piece: "This joyful female figure with her hair in a pony tail and wearing high heels demonstrates Liautaud's adaptability within this medium to portray the people around him and genius to convey their emotional states witin this flat, colorless form".
Gandhara Kingdom stucco head of Buddha mounted, 3/4th Century, condition: good, left ear damaged and a few inconsequential nicks, common considering the age of this fine sculpture, size" H. 12cm x W. 8cm x D. 11cm. The idealized style is reminiscent of Greek Hellenistic sculpture which strongly influenced the Buddhist imagery of Central Asia and in particular of Gandharan artists.
Very attractive praying gilded bronze disciple, Rattanakosin era, 19th Century, Thai. Condition: good, size: H. 15.5cm x W. 8cm x D. 10cm
Fred Fellows (American, b. 1934)
Indian with Wolf Headress
Bronze sculpture, signed.
Influenced by his roots in the American West, Fellows has maintained a respect for its traditions in his art. His paintings and sculptures have been featured in many magazines throughout the country including Newsweek, Southwest Art and Architectural Digest...
Attractive praying wooden angel, hand carved teak, 19th Century, Burma, mounted.
Condition: good, size: H. 47cm x W. 18cm x D. 10cm