A unique, bronze, statue of a small boy, dressed in early 20th century American clothing, learning to smoke a cigarette, while holding his hat in a concealing fashion.The plaque at the bottom says "A Beginner".
CIRCA: Early 20th century
DIMENSIONS: 5 1/8" W x 11 1/4" H
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...
Exquisite and quite rare 15th16thC Northern Thai and Cambodian combination , Thai features include the casting/sculpting and the overall feel and style of the piece. . The Cambodian features include: The distinctive "Bat Wing" symbols on the base. the distinctive head shape and hairline seen on post Khmer bronze sculpture. . 11 1/2 inches tall x 6 1/2 across x 3 1/2 deep. Finely cast of a high quality alloy. Special.
Antique bronze Paperweight in the form of a of a crushed fedora hat, Continental, late 19th century.
A fine cold-painted Vienna bronze eagle of the highest quality and unusually large size. The painted decoration is wonderfully complex and detailed. The bronze is marked "Austria" under the tail feathers. We have seen this exact bronze with Franz Xavier Bergmann marks.
Origin: Austria, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent, only the faintest paint nicks are the tips of a few features and beak. Dimensions: 9-1/4" x 6-1/2" x 5-1/4" high.
Very rare Baroque wooden angel from a church in colonial Burma, 19th Century, fine details, some inconsequential aging, but overall condition good. 2 Pairs available (SPECIAL PRICE PER PAIR $5200.-- excluding shipping and insurance).
Size: H.33cm x W.29cm x D.21cm. For more photographs/details see our item # 571819
A 3-1/2" long and 3-7/8" high vintage Inuit stone carving of a bird. This carving is signed by Josie Pappy E-9-861 (JOSIE PAMIUTU PAPIALUK 1918-1996). This item is in excellent vintage condition with no cracks, chips, losses, damage or repairs - some scrapes, which occur with this type of stone. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of gentle use. Tracked packet air post to the U.S...
Rare bronze shishi statue by renaissance artist/potter, Tsukigata Nahiko. This solid and impressive bronze is well sculpted with wonderful details and prominently signed on the rear depicting the "god of wealth or household", Daikoku with his mallet and bag of plenty, one of the Seven Lucky Gods but cleverly represented by a shishi, lion dog which Tsukigata used in a number of his bronze sculpture...
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor "Brown clay standing Nude" early 1970s figure sculpted in brown clay in an modern style. 1 hole at base for mounting , this piece is signed n3 we have listed an image included in this listing showing the same figure in cast silver clad that is unsigned for reference only size 3.75" by 1.25" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way...
Original black-painted terra cotta sculpture of the head of an apparently African-American man, signed at the base "Marion Goodman". To date I have not located a listing for an artist by this name. The sculpture, which has some age (circa 1950's to 1970'?) measures roughly 18" high by 11" by 8"(including base) and weighs 22 pounds. The artist worked the clay with great skill to create a very life-like face, and the curls of the hair are also treated with care...
A fine sterling silver sculpture of a Yatch in full sail featuring gold inlay bands on the sail. Titled "Yacth" by Japanese master artist Seki Takehiko, it is in excellent condition the sculpture measures 5.5" high.
The complete presentation including the glass case measures 9" long x 6" deep x 9.5" high.
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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American WPA 1930s bronze bust of a woman, mounted on a black marble bases inscribed with the Modern Art Foundry NY mark.The artist was Edmund Amateis who did many large scale sculptures for government and bank buildings as well as art for Roosevelt polio museum . A well listed artist Overall dimensions with base: 17" high W 10"wide 8 1/2" dee
John Hovannes (American, 1900-1973)
Stone sculpture, signed and dated "1962"
Height: 17.5" (with base)
(There are traces of red paint on the sides, perhaps a flaw in the stone)
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Hovannes, an Armenian, was born in Smyrna (now Izmir), Turkey and initially educated there, probably escaping at the beginning of the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922)...
This sculpture was carved in 2006 by renowned sculptor Tim Lewis. Tim is an American Stone Carver whose work is represented in the permanent collection of the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, the Huntington Museum of Art in West Virginia, the High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia, as well as the Smithsonian American Museum in Washington, D.C. His work is also included in George H...
A superb marble bust of a young woman made by acclaimed Italian sculptor Lot Torelli (1835-1896).
Lot Torelli, born in Florence, was recognized in his time and was the recipient of several awards among which the Cross of Gold at the International Exhibition in London. He was often commissioned to sculpt portraits and funeral monuments.
This particular bust comes with a wooden stand onto which fits a stone stand...
A 4" long and 2-1/2" high vintage Inuit Eskimo stone carving of a bird. This carving is signed by Josie Pappy E-9-861 (JOSIE PAMIUTU PAPIALUK 1918-1996). This item is in excellent original condition with no cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than a bit of bruising on the beak and a chip on one corner of the base. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of gentle use...
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor " Brown clay standing Nude"early 1970s figure in a 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 sterling silver clad 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...