An unusual item...a portion of a birthday or other festive cake on a plate, make of some kind of ceramic material, hand painted very realistically and capable of "fool the eye" (trompe l'oeil), painted in colors reminiscent of the colors used by famous contemporary artist Wayne Thiebaud. Measurements are approximately 8 1/2" across the plate, by 8" in height. The artist has hand signed her name on the bottom of the plate, in black marker...
Very rare stucco stele - cornice depicting praying thepanom angel on both sides, surrounded by flame motif. circa 17th Century, Thailand. This item has been nicely mounted on a black Museum Stand. Condition: good, some ageing due to considerable age. size: 22 x 19 cm excluding stand. Further photographs available upon request.
Rare Authentic Antique early 20th century -1926, bronze plaque of the Stanislaw Staszic a priest, philosopher, statesman, geologist, scholar; poet and writer one of the leaders of the Polish Enlightenment (1755-1826) signed below the shoulder J.Aumiller and engraved on the back in lower right corner by the Mennica Panstwowa (Polish State Mint)...
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...
Poblador, attrib - Jose Ramon Poblador - Spain 20th century.
Bronze modernist abstract female figure on marble base.
C. 1970 - 80
11 1/4" tall.
Condition - excellent.
19th century French Empire Clock & Candelabra set-Fabulous Bronze Dore', circa 1840s.
beautiful antique Gilt Bronze Clock with 2 matching Candelabras-Signed
clock size 17" x 14" x 7"
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.
Standing Fudo-Myo (Skt. Acalanatha) with characteristic attributes of sword and rope held in the right and left hands, respectively, sculpted in relief against a flame-motif mandorla from sandstone. Early-Meiji Era ca. 1875. Excellent condition, with only extremely minor old loss...
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...
Very well crafted patinated bronze figure of matador. Depicting figures of a bull and matador, from late 19th/early 20th century, marked "Masier". Raised on a 1.25" marble base, figure height is 8 inches with length of 11 inches, no condition issues noted.
Organic bronze sculpture
9 1/2" long x 4 1/2" wide x 9" tall
Klaus was Harry Bertoia's best friend and first hand man in his studio
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!
Very fine hand carved TEAK wooden reclining Buddha on a Lotus Flower Throne with beautiful genuine 24K gold gilding on robe. Guaranteed hand carved from a single piece of teak wood! Excellent condition, no cracks or repair. Size L. 12" x H. 4.5" x D. 3" Worldwide shipping by airmail parcel post $39.00
A fine Japanese ikebana basket hand-woven from bamboo, cane, cedar root, and urushi lacquer. Signed by artist Jiro Yonezawa (b.1956).
Jiro Yonezawa attended the Beppu Vocational Arts Training Center in 1981 and spent a year as an apprentice to Masakazu Ono. Later on, he continued his training at the Oita Prefectural Beppu Industrial Art Research Institute. He lived and worked in the United States from 1989 to 2007...
This made in USA studio figural hand hammered hand wrought stylized sterling silver owl pendant has two faceted blue green sapphire eyes! The rare blue eyed owl here. The beak has a padparadscha color sapphire and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade - Sterling Silver. All gems are genuine.
Some of my patrons place my hammered metal work in shadow boxes...
Of terracotta or earthenware, this lovely sculpture depicts a pug dog lying down, has glass eyes and a red collar.
Painted surface over tan body.
With big jowls and black ears, he is quite endearing, and is in good condition for its age.
Condition is good overall, with no breaks or chips, just minor loss to paint surface, all visible in photos.
Most dog figures like this were made in Germany, and were imported all over the world to dog fanciers.
Sometimes it is difficult to be sure of the ...
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,
Edward Henry Berge (American, 1908-1998)
A Painted Plaster Relief Plaque of Three Iguanas
Size: 23” x 23.5” x 4.5” deep
Born and raised near Clifton Park in Northeast Baltimore, Mr. Berge was the son of the acclaimed Baltimore sculptor Edward Berge, who was best known for his studies of children. A graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Mr...