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"...
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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...