Charming pair of German terracota hand sculpted figures-polychrome-depict male and female figures preparing for feast-marked-probably Mettlach-ideal pieces for center piece on table-no condition problems-ca 1900--one 14 inches high -the other 13.5 inches-very nice pair
This iron sculpture belongs in the Guggenhiem Museum--believed to be inspired by a WWII naval anti aircraft deck gun-was made in the 1940s--composed of welded iron parts from assorted objects, all of which appear vintage--big piece--55 inches wide 33 inches deep and 58 inches high-on casters and gun tilts-very special piece-if you are bold, place in center of the living room-not for hen pecked husband--one of a kind-composed by skilled craftsman--had to take close to year to create--no condition...
Carved wood folk art plaque of a bear catching a salmon. American, late 19th/early 20th century.
Dimensions: 16” x 18”
Mario Zamora Alcantara
(Honduran, b. 1920)
Bronze sculpture, signed: “M. Zamora A.” and inscribed: “Mex 69 V-XV”.
Zamora Alcantara was born in Honduras but spent most of his life in Mexico. He studied at the Tegucigalpa School of Arts and Crafts (now the National School of Fine Arts) under the tutelage of Alfredo Ruiz Barrera. In 1944 he emigrated to Mexico where he was in the San Carlos Academy until 1948...
Veryl Goodnight (American, b. 1947)
Bronze sculpture, signed on base, dated: “(19)76” and numbered: “10/21”.
Goodnight has been sculpting since 1973...
Unusual carved polychrome Spanish kneeling creche figure--8.5 inches high--excellent condition -good ptina-has a forged nail in back-wood is pine--over 300 years old--certainly baroque period
Tree of Life by Georges Liautaud (1899-1991),
Cut and Hammered Iron,
Approx. 24 inches high
Organic bronze sculpture.
Artist- Klaus Ihlenfeld
Measurements - app. 8" tall.
Condition - excellent.
Klaus was Harry Bertoia's best friend and first hand man in his workshop
Late 19th Century wooden Shan State Buddha,with Burmese merit-script on base, very high quality gilding,excellent condition, large
size: H. 64cm x W. 33cm x D. 18 cm.
Fine Stucco head of Buddha mounted on base, Gandhara Kingdom, 3rd/4th Century AD.,size: H.15cm x W. 8cm x D. 8cm.
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,
Shan State Papier Mache Buddha with brown worn lacquer patina, 19th Century Burma,
size: H. 57cm x W. 32cm x D. 20cm, both
hands are missing, very serene expression
Thai Monk-Disciple in adoration gesture, very fine and decorative, contemporary, resin, attached to steel arm for easy mounting (for example at entrance/door to greet visitors!), size: H. 20cm x W. 10cm x D. 9cm (figure only)
Georges Liautaud (1899-1991), Laughing Figure,
Circa 1975, Steel, 19 x 14 1/2 inches.
Exhibited and cataloged: Bass Museum (2006), Allegories of Haitian Life. The curators of this exhibition write about this piece: "This joyful female figure with her hair in a pony tail and wearing high heels demonstrates Liautaud's adaptability within this medium to portray the people around him and genius to convey their emotional states witin this flat, colorless form".
Gandhara Kingdom stucco head of Buddha mounted, 3/4th Century, condition: good, left ear damaged and a few inconsequential nicks, common considering the age of this fine sculpture, size" H. 12cm x W. 8cm x D. 11cm. The idealized style is reminiscent of Greek Hellenistic sculpture which strongly influenced the Buddhist imagery of Central Asia and in particular of Gandharan artists.
Very attractive praying gilded bronze disciple, Rattanakosin era, 19th Century, Thai. Condition: good, size: H. 15.5cm x W. 8cm x D. 10cm
Fred Fellows (American, b. 1934)
Indian with Wolf Headress
Bronze sculpture, signed.
Influenced by his roots in the American West, Fellows has maintained a respect for its traditions in his art. His paintings and sculptures have been featured in many magazines throughout the country including Newsweek, Southwest Art and Architectural Digest...
Attractive praying wooden angel, hand carved teak, 19th Century, Burma, mounted.
Condition: good, size: H. 47cm x W. 18cm x D. 10cm