Early plaster of Paris group of Saint Anne and her daughter Mary. Saint Anne is seen teaching Mary how to read the Holy Scripture. When dating the little sculpture, the hairstyle of Saint Anne and the narrow waist of Mary’s dress points at a time around 1830 or the reign of Charles X in France. Pedestal and sculpture are separable, the pedestal with traces of an address, Middleton Street in London – probably the address of the original retailer...
Sterling Edmund Lanier author and sculptor Bronze figure possibly Japanese General he seems to be carrying a samurai sword , 1960-1970s original hand cast in as made condition . Size h 2" w 1" signed Lanier under back r arm. Lanier was born on December 18, 1927 in New York City . He was trained as an anthropologist and archaeologist, and educated at Harvard, from which he graduated during 1951. He was a lifelong devotee of speculative fiction, as well as a cryptozoology enthusiast...
From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, a stunning and massive alto-relief sculpture in bonded sand by American contemporary art legend Bill Mack.
For those who have followed the American Contemporary Art Movement over the last 20 years or so, Bill Mack needs no introduction...
Jean-Baptiste Germain (French 1841-1910)
Known as a sculptor of classical and allegorical figures, Germain was a student of Dumont and Gumery. He worked with his brother Gustave in producing classical and historical statues and groups. Germain exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1866 to 1879 and later at the Salon des Artistes Français where he became an Associate in 1889...
Robert rauschenberg,1925-2008 Texas. Robert Rauschenberg was born in Port Arthur, Texas of German and Cherokee Indian heritage. He was given the name of Milton and he changed it to Robert when he became a young man.
MATERIAL AND IMMATERIAL
Originally those are measuring aluminum chips for making 'wagashi' (Japanese-style confectionery).
One day, I brought those to local blacksmith and asked the worker with a cigarette in his mouth to throw those into the fire.
He said, "I really don't know what's gonna be... So, are you sure?"
Then, he started with concern. Silence...
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor " Small Silver standing Nude"early 1970s figure cast sterling silver clad female figure in an modern style. 1 hole at top for mounting , this piece is unsigned and we have listed an image included in this listing showing the same figure in brown clay that is also unsigned this piece is for reference only size 3.25" by just under 1" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way...
“The Woman at the Well”
by David Wretling (Swedish, 1901-1986)
A bronze sculpture of a woman with a water pot and standing on a rocky outcropping.
Bronze with golden patina. Signed, Circa 1963
There is a full scale statue of this figure in the Grand Square in the city of Hjo, Sweden
** for other more modern artwork, type "modern" into the search box
Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor -Fabulous 19th century Marble Bust
Hand carved Carrara marble bust of Napoleon -Signed
size 20 x 13 x 30"
A beautiful piece that will add to your décor!
Height: 5.5 cm (2.2 in)
Width: 4.3 cm (1.7 in)
Depth: 0.7 cm (0.3 in)
Weight: 38 g (1.36 oz)
Chinese green jade pendant; well carved dragon to the front face; accompanied by six white jade beads; bordered reverse face; good condition
The Marble Sculpture measures 18" tall x 9" at the base. This appears to be a Sculpture by Constantin Brancusi.(1876-1957). This Sculpture was purchased from an Estate in Highland Park in Dallas, Texas. It was used as a decoration for a private pool at that particular Estate. This Abstract Sculpture is not signed. More information will be added later.
Richard Hoptner modernist abstract sculpture in wood
15 1/2" tall
Base - 8" x 5 1/2"
Signed and dated 1965
Hoptner - 1921 - 2002, Philadelphia, PA
Education - University of Pennsylvania, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan
Exhibitions - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Art, Woodmere Art Gallery, Sui Generis Gallery, NYC, St. Joseph's University, Phila.
a superb corpus christi the face ,simplified and turned downwardsto its probable collocation above the altar has been executed with great ability by the sculpture enhance theemotive aspect: aching with the acceptance of his fate .The body is marvellously carved with a particular attention to human anatomy and musculature ,torso sinuous and elongated.the perizonium white with golden touches leaves the long thigh exposed .The christ is not yet dying but fully alive .In keeping with the typical c...
Offered is a magnificent antique 1900 bronze plaque depicting George Washington with fabulous bas-relief details by the famous Italian sculptor and craftsman, Luini Costanzo.
Luini Costanzo was born in Milan, Italy on August 31st, 1886, died in New York in 1980. He was a descendant of Bernardino Luini, the fresco painter and student of Leonardo da Vinci...
Very fine hand carved TEAK wooden reclining Buddha with genuine 24K gold gilding on robe and head band. Guaranteed hand carved from a single piece of teak wood! Excellent condition, no cracks nor repairs. Size: L. 15.5" x D. 3.5" x H. 4" Shipping by airmail parcel post worldwide $ 39.00 ALSO AVAILABLE IN PLAIN TEAK WOOD WITHOUT THE 24K. GOLD GILDING.
Infants Jesus and St. John the Baptist, a plaster of Paris / chalkware group, French, mid-19th century. The small Baptist with a cross and lamb is leaning towards Jesus who makes a gesture of benediction and is holding a scroll with the words “Agnus Dei” (God’s Lamb). Behind Jesus is a vine with grapes. The two little friends measure "5/ 12.5 cm in height and have a beautiful patina. Condition: fine.
Exquisite PAIR of rare hand carved gilt wooden Cupid Angels from Mandalay, Burma.
Finely gilt and decorated with colored mirror inlays, 19th Century. Good condition,
size: H. 26.5" x W. 15" x D. 5.5" including base.
Salvatore Cartaino Scarpitta, Italian/American, 1887-1948, "Portrait Bust of a Young Girl". This is a beautiful cast bronze portrait of a young girl by Italian/American artist Salvatore Cartaino Scarpitta. The bust is 14 inches tall and stand on a base of green marble, signed by the artist on the lower corner, dated 1912, with a Benjamin Zoppo, New York foundry mark. Scarpitta was born in Italy and graduated from the Royal Italian Academy before emigrating to America...
Elegant and refined Bronze Thepanom Angel Candle holder, Thailand, Bronze with gold leaf finish, good weight(massive),
size: H. 32cm x D. 13cm x W. 9cm, comes as a Pair (male and female although almost identical). At present we have the kneeling pair available, the standing version is out of stock.
Antique late 19th century beautifully executed with fine detail bronze sculpture of Napoleon Bonaparte, in a standing pose with crossed arms, wearing his uniform of Colonel of Chasseurs Cheval de la Garde Imperial, with the Legion of Honour Order. Mounted on its original round marble pedestal
MEASUREMENTS: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in)...
18th century Highly carved French Gothic Oak cabinet w/Santos & Angels Figures
Measures 53"w x 19"d x 90"h
A beautiful piece that will add to your décor!
Masterpiece!- Pre-10th C "Buddha as a Prince" from area north of India, and likely dating from somewhere between the 5th and 10th centuries, from a small kingdom Himalayan Kingdom that no longer exists. Note the INCREDIBLE quality and detail- Look closely at the TINY extremely early Ganesh figures on base- they are remarkable, as are the equally diminutive rams, Urns, and other decorative elements...
Antique German bronze of a lady dancer,by the famous
German sculpture ERNST SEGER (1868-1939).
This bronze is 11 inches, 28 centimeters- TALL.
A lady dancer wit beautiful clothing, on a white marble footed pedestal made by the artist as well, as one piece.
This statue is in very good condition, no damages and no repairs.
It has a nice brown patina,it is signed by the artist
on the circular bronze base "E. SEGER".
Four Important Marble Busts. These early 18th century busts are superbly sculpted likenesses of four great Italian poets and philosophers.
Dante Alighieri (DANTE), 1265 to 1321. Both poet and moral philosopher, notably famous for his epic The Divine Comedy . The first part of which is “Inferno”.
Torquato Tasso, 1544 to 1595...
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!)
Antoniucci Volti, French, 1915-1989. This outstanding bronze is a nude woman sitting on the ground and bent over...
Large standing Lanna Thai wooden disciple with alms bowl, 19th Century, gilded, good condition, size H. 85 cm x W. 23cm
Fine Modernest Abstract Figural Form Bronze having alternating planes of smooth and textured surfaces. Mounted on a wood base. Unsigned. Mid 20th Century
Height of bronze: 15.25"
Over all Height: 22"
**For other mid-20th Century artwork in our inventory, type “modern” into the search box.
A very rare African style "Crucifixion" form bronze sculpture by post-war Liverpool Artist Arthur Dooley (1929-1994) possibly entitled 'Einstein E = MC2', made circa 1968-1969.
We are not aware of any other bronzes in this form by the Artist.
We have a Certificate of Authenticity for this item which is co-signed by the Arthur Dooley Estate and the Official Arthur Dooley Archive.
Bronze: 43cm (17inches) high; 24cm (9.5inches) wide.
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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". The perfect gift,
10 Oz of sterling silver !
Over 100 rainbow moonstones, including one 15 carat blue moonstones from othe...
India Marble Ram sculpture from The Palace of a Prince, extremely well carved once one of a pair at the bottom of the staircase in the palace. This piece came directly from the exporter that collected the piece on site.The other sculpture is floating around Los Angeles somewhere .
The horn need repair otherwise in good condition. Size L 20" H 24" W 8" approximately 120 pounds
Mid Century Black Lacquered Wooden Bowl with Sterling Silver Base by Richard Hudson
Details: Organic Shape Black Lacquered Wooden Bowl with Sterling Silver Base by Richard Hudson on a wooden base.
Bowl: H 6.75 in. x W 11 inch. x D 11 inch
Wooden base: 2.5 inch H and 5.5 inch diameter of the top surface.
Provenance: Atlanta estate
Period: mid 20th century ( 1950-59).
Place of Origin: United States
Materials: Wood and sterling silver (marked).
Chiparus portrayed children in his earliest works. This rare and massive example depicts a spirited youth playing pipes. Detailed casting by Etling, the artist's early foundry. Greenish patina with contrasting golden-brown highlights 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. France, circa 1925. 15", H. 21" L., 6 1/2" W.
From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, "The Cello Player," from Misha Frid's "Music Series." # 4 of 195. Signature and foundry mark on base.
Born in 1938 in Moscow, at the age of six, Misha began his artistic studies at a prestigious art school for gifted young artists. He graduated with honors from Moscow State Art College and The University of Fine Arts. The works he created in the Soviet Union were ultimately declared a National Treasure, and as such, by law these pieces could n...
French School (19th century), Jeune garcon avec la coquille, bronze sculpture, signed "Isabelle" lower back, foundry mark: Bronze Masters, overall (with marble base): 14.5"h x 5.5"h x 5.5"d. No condition issues noted.
An old bronze sword , condition is good
A fine 8-1/4" tall Canadian Puvirnituq Nunavik (Northern Quebec) native stone sculpture by "Eli" E-91328. Made by Eli Akiru Quissa (1914-84), this carving is dated 1966 and it depicts a hunter with a seal. This item is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor surface abrasions and scratches. 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 g...
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor " Man in a Suit ". Unique piece sculpted in brown clay of a standing man in a suit with a tie c 1970s. The figure has some black clay in the recessed areas from being used as a model to make multiples. Signed N1 in his usual incised way. Size h 5" by 1.5" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work ...
HUMAN-FACED STONES 2pc.
Stones with such unique carving faces buried in the ground as the talisman for the ground-breaking ceremony before building house as the traditional Timor customs. Age unidentified. approx. 5 x 3.5cm (1.96 x 1.37in)
selected by Jinta
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Sterling Edmund Lanier author and sculptor Bronze 1960-1970s original hand cast in as made condition . Size h 3"d 1.5" signed Lanier back above belt . Lanier was born on December 18, 1927 in New York City . He was trained as an anthropologist and archaeologist, and educated at Harvard, from which he graduated during 1951. He was a lifelong devotee of speculative fiction, as well as a cryptozoology enthusiast. Before beginning his literary career Lanier worked as a research historian at the Winte...
Unusual and Finely Modeled Continental Patinated-Bronze and Brass Novelty Lamp, with a bear climbing a branch on an urn depicting the torture of Bealesbub, on a
font supporting a pair of winged griffins each with a wick extending from its mouth, on a tazza base adorned with arabesques and satyr masks, h. 11-5/8",
dia. 6-3/4". Condition Report: Great condition.
Antique Carved Oak Statue of a Monk holding a book and seated on a curved bench. Probably American, circa 1880.
9" x 9" x 14" tall
Finely carved, one of kind statue of Steeplechase legend, "Cottesmore". Winner of the Grand National in 1940 and 1942. Hand Carved of rosewood with the highest level of detail. Created in the 1940's in the USA by a German immigrant residing in the Ohio area. Excellent condition. Stands approximately 12" tall on original wooden base with felt backing. This is a true American treasure created with the highest level of German craftsmanship. Stunning piece.
Alexander Nay brown terracotta carved figure of a bird,mid 1970s incised brown clay with a hole at back for mounting to a base, base not included. The artist initialed this piece" N 4 "in his usual incised way. Size l 3.75" by 1.5" high there is a slight chip to one edge of its beak as seen in pictures. This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way.
Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work i...
Superb quality Antique late 19th century, circa 1880 Portuguese gild Bronze sculpture depicting a Nuno Alvares Pereira ,famous Portuguese knight and chief commander of Portuguese army. He is holding a sword and wearing full armour with tunic adorned on the chest and the sleeves with his coat of arms. The quality of this sculpture is remarkable. All the details of the armour and knight's head are hand chiseled with fine details.
The sculpture is mounted on its original marble...
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor "Silver standing Nude" early 1970s figure cast sterling silver clad female figure in an modern style. 1 hole at base for mounting , this piece is unsigned but we have listed and an image included in this listing showing the same figure in brown clay that is signed N3 size 3.75" by 1.25" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famo...
Rare sparkling White Marble Carving of Shakyamuni Buddha, subduing Mara, 19th Cent. Burma, Good condition, (only tiny tip of Usnisa chipped). Size H. 33 cm x W. 20 cm x D. 6 cm excluding stand. This item has been nicely mounted on a black stand.
Krishna Reddy (Indian-American, born 1925)
Limited Edition metal clad resin sculpture.
Signed and dated: "1969"
10.5" x 14" x 3" deep
Reddy was born in India where he received his Fine Arts diploma. In 1947 he participated in the “Quit India” movement by painting hundreds of posters and surreptitiously pasting them on walls and buildings. He attended the Slade School of Arts in London and then studied in Paris at Atelier 17. While in Paris he met the...
Fabulous African Mask 14" long X 9" wide.
Original group of four enameled hammered copper panels on the theme of Prometheus by well known Irish sculptor and artist Patrick McElroy (1923-2008). Only one of the four panels is shown in the photo. Please ask for additional photos. This work measure 40" square in its original frame (bears the label of the Ritchie Hendriks Gallery in Dublin). It also bears the artist's original typed label which states the title of the work, the medium ("beaten copper panels, enameled"), the date (1968) an...
African-American, early 20th C.
This sculpture is a wonderful piece of African American Art, artist unknown.
Approximatly 18" by 18' by 7" wide.
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. He also studied ...
Designed by Max Ernst (1891-1976) and crafted in Murano Venice, this tile measures 7 5'8" x 6 3/8" and is roughly 7/8" thick. The glass is clear, with a greenish tint, and has iridescent tints over some of the surface, with gold showing up in recessed areas. It is signed M Ernst in the lower left corner and is inscribed on the back: "Natale 1997, Auguri Gregory, Egidio Constantini, Venezia". Constantini was a glass maker in Murano, whose work was often a collaboration with artists to create ...
Bust of the Emperor in bicorne and topcoat, signed "A. Canova", Antonio Canova (1757-1822). Height of the item is 9-3/4 inches, including 2 3/4" base. Condition
Anonymous Japanese clay figure of Drunk 'Kappa' (Water sprite as Japanese specter / ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kappa_(folklore)) with sake cup and gourd sake flask in the hands, signed as "To Mr./Ms. Tamegai, Made by Koichi." at the back. Uniquely cheerful motif and aesthetically well-made. Age unknown. approx. H 13.8 x W 15.5 x D 14.5cm (5.43 x 6.10 x 5.70in)
selected by hotoke
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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
From our Southeast Asia Collection, a good Thai repousse silver box with burlwood lining, depicting the Thai and Burmese kings in battle during the sixteenth century. Sourced directly from Chiang Mai Thailand in 1990, this is a substantial box of good quality silver. The exterior has been allowed to patinate for 20 years and has taken on the usual dark grey patina typical for sterling silver, but the interior is completely pristine as it has never actually been used. A new owner may prefer to ...
Sterling Edmund Lanier author and sculptor. Bronze figure British Colonial Admiral , 1960-1970s original hand cast in as made condition . Size h 2.25" w 1.5" signed Lanier under front r arm it was struck multiple times making the signature mostly illegible . Lanier was born on December 18, 1927 in New York City . He was trained as an anthropologist and archaeologist, and educated at Harvard, from which he graduated during 1951. He was a lifelong devotee of speculative fiction, as well as a crypt...
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!
"Dolphin" news paper pulp sculpture with polychrome colors size 4" 2" unsigned .The photographs don't do them justice. The sculpture is very well done from the sculpt to the color work by a fantastic outsider folk artist Michael Lee Ford. News paper pulp sculpture of a pair of leaping dolphins done while in 23 hour lock down at Telford New Boston prison in Texas. Michael Lee Ford was in prison, serving a 35-year sentence for a 1989 robbery. After hearing of the death of his mother in 1996, For...