All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1126207 (stock #2618)

Wolfgang Roth - 20th century German/American

Wood, metal, string abstract sculpture

11" x 24" x 21" tall

Good unrestored condition

Wolfgang Roth was an internationally known artist and set designer.

Born in Berlin in 1910, he worked with Erwin Piscator and Bertolt Brecht in theater and opera.

Roth emigrated to New York in 1938.

He designed sets for dozens of Broadway and off-Broadway plays , musicals, and opera productions includin...

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1970 item #1313978 (stock #4353)
An interesting and inventive sculpture of a performing elephant balancing upon a ball whilst supporting an acrobat with his trunk. The sculpture is solid bronze and cast in the lost wax technique, cire perdue. This method is able to faithfully reproduce all of the quirky textures that the artist has chosen. The sculpture is mounted on a white marble base and is, as far as I can see, unsigned.

Approximately 33cm high. Fine original condition. The weight is 3478 gm...

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1970 item #1285769 (stock #10613)
John Hovannes (American, 1900-1973)

Mermaid

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)...

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1970 item #1401196
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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...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1970 item #852448 (stock #01466)
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...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1970 item #1345276 (stock #3615)

Richard Hoptner modernist abstract sculpture in wood

15 1/2" tall

Base - 8" x 5 1/2"

Signed and dated 1965

Excellent condition

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.

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1960 item #821840 (stock #28109)
Large original sculpture by Lillian Bernstein (American, 1928-1992), modeled, not cast, in what appears to be plaster of Paris with a bronze painted finish. Circa 1950-1960. This impressive work stands 24 1/2" high--26" including the hardwood base, original to the piece, which bears a brass plaque with the name of the sculptor and the title of the piece, "Mother and Child". Lillian Bernstein was born in Boston and lived in Wellesley. She is known as a poet and a sculptor...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Pre 1960 item #1010593 (stock #2393 *)

Exceptional modernist abstract enameled metal plaque mounted on board and framed

Plaque measures 3 1/8" x 6 1/8"

Frame measures 6" x 9"

In very good vintage condition with no chips to enamel

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Pre 1960 item #1387588
Featuring a set of 4 decorative wall plaques with metal or bronze Greek and Roman heads in relief mounted on a reverse painted glass mirror in gold set in cream wooden frame. The heads are Mercury and perhaps Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and Mark Anthony.The backs are sealed with Italian type paper. Dimensions: 8" diameter x 1 1/4" deep. Circa 1950. Condition: one with cracked glass. The gold rim on the frames is worn and flaking. No other problems. Country of origin, probably Italy...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1960 item #1201616 (stock #21414)
Original and unique terracotta sculpture of a seated figure by Irma Rothstein (American, born in Russia, 1896-1971), incised signature on the base, in excellent condition. This rare work measures roughly 11"h by 11"w by 7"d. Irma Rothstein is an American sculptor born in Rostov (Rostoff), Russia. She lived in Vienna before emigrating to the USA in 1938. She worked in wood, terracotta, and bronze mainly. Well exhibited: Galerie St...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1960 item #713028 (stock #tr6)
Original and early ceramic sculpture by Dorothy Elaine Robbins (American-Israeli/ 1920-1999), circa 1950, in excellent condition. This sculpture has an incised signature. It measures 17" by 13" by 9" base not included. Ohio born Robbins studied at Cranbrook and at the Cincinnati Academy of Art. She taught ceramic sculpture at the Cincinnati Art Museum between 1948 and 1950. She notably exhibited at the National Ceramic Exhibitions of the Syracuse Museum in 1948 and 1950 (cf...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1400778 (stock #W101)
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. Dimensions: 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). Condition: Ge...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1960 item #29864
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1960 item #1400212
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$399.00
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. He was a lifelong devotee of speculative fiction, as well as a cryptozoolo...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1950 item #1340476 (stock #10775)
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"

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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1950 item #1320364
"Rattlesnake", bronze sculpture, approximate height with marble base 9 1/4". In good condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1950 item #1170553
Small Bronze Figure of Child, Continental, early to mid-20th century, the nude boy holding an apple behind his back, on socle mounted to a square verde antique marble base, incised "A. DAVMILLER," bronze ht. 4 3/4 in.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1950 item #712460 (stock #27140)
Original ceramic sculpture by Tina Rabner (American, New York, 1913-1994). This work depicts two young girls at play. It measures approximately 14" by 12" by 6". In overall excellent condition. Matte finish with polychrome highlights. Signed (incised signature on the base) "Tina Rabner". Circa 1945. Tina Rabner was an entrant in the Robineau Memorial/National Ceramic Exhibitions in Syracuse in 1940, 1946, and 1948 (cf. Art Pottery of the United States by Paul Evans, p.428). She is also l...