Parian bust of Juliet, impressed “J&TB” for James and Thomas Bevington, potters in Hanley, England. They used this mark from 1863-1876.
Klaus Ihlenfeld organic modernist bronze sculpture
5" tall x 4 1/2" across
Very good condition
Bronze of Classical Maiden holding flowers on later faux-grained pedestal. French, Circa 1850-1875.
Overall Height: 23.5”
From our Southeast Asia Collection, a good Thai repousse silver box with burlwood lining, depicting the Thai and Burmese kings in battle during the sixteenth century. Sourced directly from Chiang Mai Thailand in 1990, this is a substantial box of good quality silver. The exterior has been allowed to patinate for 20 years and has taken on the usual dark grey patina typical for sterling silver, but the interior is completely pristine as it has never actually been used...
Guglielmo Pugi (Italian, Active 1870-1915)
Figure of Standing Woman in breccia and carrara marbles, signed.
Minor loss to fingertips.
Height of figure: 28”
Height of stand: 5.5”
Guglielmo Pugi is best known for carving the bust of King Umberto I for the Piazza Umberto I in Fiesole, a small town in Italy renowned for its view of Florence and also Pugi’s hometown...
This small vase is TAXCO Mexico sterling silver. It has a nice basket weave pattern and a nice patina. The bottom is marked with the eagle assay with 3 in the middle. It is also marked TAXCO MEXICO 925. It is in excellent condition.
From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, a ONE-OF-A-KIND MASTERPIECE crystal sculpture by Varga. People generally familiar with Varga crystal know it as a high-end manufacturer of crystal stemware: Wine glasses, goblets, champagne glasses and the like, handcrafted in Budapest Hungary by four generations of specialist engravers practicing the copper and diamond wheel technique...
From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, an early acrylic sculpture titled "Winged Vision" from American sculptural icon Frederick Hart (1943-1999). Hart is a famed American artist and sculptor best known for his bas relief frieze at the National Cathedral in Washington DC, a 21 x 15 foot masterpiece that was 13 years in its creation. Hart is equally well known for his "Three Soldiers" bronze sculpture which is a part of the overall Vietnam Veteran's Memorial...
Auguste Marie Barreau (French, d.1922)
Young Woman in Grecian Dress
A gilt and patinated bronze statue, signed on the base and inscribed “Médaille d’Or à l’Exposition des Beaux Arts 1865” and “Acheté par l’État”.
Born in France, Auguste Marie Barreau, was a sculptor active during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...
Very rare Baroque wooden angel from a church in colonial Burma, 19th Century, fine details, some inconsequential aging, but overall condition good. 2 Pairs available (SPECIAL PRICE PER PAIR $5200.-- excluding shipping and insurance).
Size: H.33cm x W.29cm x D.21cm. For more photographs/details see our item # 571819
Spectacular Spanish bas relief of harlequin clown-made in 1940s-signed-well cast with sharp details-in resin or fibreglass-artistically painted-overall condition excellent with minor paint loss-52 inches high-24 inches wide and 5 inches deep-no repairs-sturdy-impressive-very decorative
Antique German gilt bronze desk accessory- page turner or letter opener: in the form of a dagger, the blade decorated in relief with classical figures and designs. The handle is cast in a shape of a phoenix head holding the blade in its claw. Approx. 9-1/4"L. -no condition problems-neo classical-possibly Italian-ca 1860s-fine lost wax casting-no condition problems
Rare East Indian tropical hardwood carved architectural figural temple panel-about 300 years old-main subject is 4-arm Lakashmi goddess- other deities also portrayed-losses to carving-traces of polychrome on panel-piece has good solid weight and is stable-14 inches wide-39 inches high-4 inches deep-strikingly powerful piece
Antique bronze Paperweight in the form of a of a crushed fedora hat, Continental, late 19th century.
Magnificent leather covered sculpture of elephant with trunk up-considered to be young elephant with short tusks-tusks made of wood-glass eyes-61 inches high to top of trunk-48 inches wide-25 inches deep-minor abrasions to leather- piece is sturdy and free standing-rare piece-overall condition is good-ca 1930s-great size-probably made to order
A 3-1/2" long and 3-7/8" high vintage Inuit 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 vintage condition with no cracks, chips, losses, damage or repairs - some scrapes, which occur with this type of stone. 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. Tracked packet air post to the U.S...
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...
A 4-7/8" long and 2-1/4" high vintage Inuit Eskimo sopastone carving of a walrus c1950-60. This unsigned (or at least no signature still visible)carving is in fair original condition with no cracks, damage or repairs other than the loss of the two tusks, some chipping to the feet and some minor scrapes. 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...