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...
Well designed and crafted bronze sculpture of a newspaper boy in standing position holding a bundle of newspaper under left arm and with the right hand around his mouth announcing news of the days , late 19th century period, artist's marking, Bofil, to the bronze base. Size: Figure stands 8 inches long and diameter of the base is 3-1/2 inches. Good condition, no issues noted.
All time favorite, and the first Buddha I have not wanted to post for sale in many years, as my heart melted the first time I laid eyes on him and I wanted to claim him for my own. He is the best of Thai sculpture- EARLY (13th/early 14th C) Sukothai Walking Buddha-rounded body with defined buttocks, short,thick well formed limbs lead to elegant yet broad hands and wide thick feet. Later Sukothai sculpture became more remote-this fellow is warm and loving and fully present...
Finest quality 18th Century Shan State hand carved Wooden Disciple in adoration kneeling on divine double lotus base with thick and very high quality 24K. gilding. Superb specimen, top condition, no cracks nor repairs. Size: H. 20" x W. 7.5" x D. 7"
Himalayan Middle Hills Guardian figure, Nepal. Wood with thick sacrificial patina, height 18 1/2". Some slight insect damage, otherwise excellent condition.
Finely crafted bronze sculpture, boy smocking a cigarette, 19th century period, bearing artist's signature. Condition Report; Good condition, cigarette in boy's mouth is missing.
A rare 16th Century AVA Period Limestone Head of Buddha (Burma 1287 - 1752) with sweeping eyebrows and downcast eyes, typical for the Ava period-style, well modeled lips and elongated ears. Carved in high relief as most likely originally set against a back slab. Condition: good except one area of left cheek next to ear shows a little concussion as well as a spot on top of head. This head has been nicely mounted on a black stand. Size: H. 17cm x W. 12cm x D. 10cm, excluding stand.
"The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth," so spake one of of history's few true geniuses. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
Germany's brilliant scientist, philosopher, and poet, was born at Frankfort-on-the-Main, August 28, 1749. Originally a lawyer, Johann had an awakening
while sojourning in Italy in 1786 and resolved to devote his life instead to the pursuit of truth, to poetry and science...
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...
From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, "The Harp Player," from Misha Frid's "Music Series." # 126 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...
16thC Tibetan Buddha cast or a rare alloy that looks to contains silver and possibly gold. It has a surface like glass that almost glows in the dark. The think rim on the underside is a feature typically only found on 16thC and earlier Tibetan bronzes. There is a special presence to this piece that was hard to capture with the camera- it is quite wonderful...
20th century Chinese carved lapis fisherman. Minor chip on the tail of the fish. H: 6 ¾ inches
Sterling Edmund Lanier author and sculptor Bronze General figure either French or German he seems to be wearing an iron cross around his neck , 1960-1970s original hand cast in as made condition . Size h 2" w 1" signed Lanier on the back of the 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...
ancient agate beads from myannar .its old abut 900 year
Unusual bronze figure of Mandarin, mounted, 19th Century, rare collector's item, good weight/condition, base shows wear Size:
H. 19cm x W. 7cm x D. 19cm
20th Century Modernist Sculpture
metal base - 5" x 4" - 23 1/2" tall
Lily Michael received her art training at the School of Painting and Sculpture at Columbia University. She was a member of the American Abstract Artists Association, and the Tirca Karlis Gallery in Provincetown, MA...
Pair of painted plaster maquettes of a Pilgrim and Native American, probably designs for the ends of a pediment and possibly for a building in the Federal Triangle, Washington D.C. One inscribed "Constitution Ave." the other inscribed "Pennysalvania Ave." on the bases. 20th Century.
17" x 7" x 11.5" tall