Japanese early to mid 20th century bronze bull OKIMONO by Living National Treasure artist, NIHASHI YOSHIYUKI. (1898-1977) The bull comes with TOMOBAKO or original artist signed wooded storage box. The bull measures 7" tall by 11 1/2" in width and 6 1/8" in depth. (kunesu)
A very fine example. An unusual type- not the usual Shan, Mandalay, or Mon. Unsure exactly what tribal group this is from, but it has one of the nicest faces I have seen on a Burmese Buddha in some time.
Measurements: 9 inches tall, 11 1/8 inches on custom stand
A beautiful and intricately detailed middle part of the 20th century bronze Statue depicting Eros blindfolded with a torch, directly inspired of the late 19th century artist Auguste Moreau. Dimensions 21"high/ 8"wide/ 6"deep.
This is a beautiful bronze trotting horse sculpture from the second half of the 20th century. Dimensions 10"high/ 15"long/ 4"deep.
Rare bronze shishi statue by renaissance artist/potter, Tsukigata Nahiko. This solid and impressive bronze is well sculpted with wonderful details and prominently signed on the rear depicting the "god of wealth or household", Daikoku with his mallet and bag of plenty, one of the Seven Lucky Gods but cleverly represented by a shishi, lion dog which Tsukigata used in a number of his bronze sculpture...
A fine cold-painted Vienna bronze eagle of the highest quality and unusually large size. The painted decoration is wonderfully complex and detailed. The bronze is marked "Austria" under the tail feathers. We have seen this exact bronze with Franz Xavier Bergmann marks.
Origin: Austria, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent, only the faintest paint nicks are the tips of a few features and beak. Dimensions: 9-1/4" x 6-1/2" x 5-1/4" high.
Luis Lopez Loza bronze figural abstract sculpture
18 1/2" tall
Wood base - 11 1/2" x 12"
Very good original condition
Lopez Loza - b. 1939 Mexico
Loza studied in Mexico City at the Escuela De Pintura y Escultura ‘la Esmeralda’, the Centro Superior de Artes Aplicadas and at the Pratt Graphic center in New York
Collections - Metropolitan Museum of Art, J. Paul Getty Museum and, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Jules Moigniez (French, 1835-1894)
Pheasant with Chicks
Bronze, with mid brown patina, 6 ½” x 3 ¾” x 3 ¾”H
Well known for his animalier sculptures, his bronzes were always immaculately chased and patinated, and were especially popular in England and Scotland.. By the end of the 19th century, his sculptures had become popular in the United States as well...
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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This highly detailed and finely sculpted totem form bronze features the famous Wise Monkeys - see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. It stands on a plinth with stacking monkeys, the highest of which is holding a basket which we believe is an incense burner. There are no markings, occasional small and minor blemishes, and a pack of clay in the underside which the previous owner may have used for ballast though it seems not to require any...
CONSTANTIN CRISTESCO (French, 1872-1928). "Deux chevaux sautant la barrière",
Bronze with mid brown patina - Signed «Cristesco» Stamped «Susse Fes Edts Paris»
Height: 14 1/2 in. x 13.75 in.
Prosper Lecourtier (French, 1855-1924)
A French artist specializing in Animalier sculpture, Lecourtier studied with Frémiet and Coutan in Paris and exhibited at the Salons. While exhibiting in 1879, 1880 and 1902 he won second, third, and first place medals respectively. In addition, his work at the 1900 Exposition Universelle was awarded a bronze medal...
Grand Tour Bronze of the Chimera of Arezzo-from Etruscan artifact found buried in Arezzo Italy in the 17thc-is on display in Florence museum-was reproduced in the 1860 using French menseration size reduction-detailed lost bronze casting-fine patina-10 inches wide -4 inches deep-7 inches high-mount on yellow antique marble base--piece will keep your home safe from tigers-it is a lion serpent goat combination of a beast
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...
This American WPA 1930s bronze bust of a man mounted on a black marble stand is inscribed with the Modern Art Foundry NY mark.The artist was Edmund Amateis who did many large scale sculptures for government and bank buildings as well as art for Roosevelt polio museum . A well listed artist Head Dimensions: 9” wide x 9” high. Overall dimensions with base: 18 1/2” high x 5 ½” wide x 5 ½ “ deep.
American WPA 1930s bronze bust of a woman, mounted on a black marble bases inscribed with the Modern Art Foundry NY mark.The artist was Edmund Amateis who did many large scale sculptures for government and bank buildings as well as art for Roosevelt polio museum . A well listed artist Overall dimensions with base: 17" high W 10"wide 8 1/2" dee
Atelier of Antoine Louis Barye (French,1796-1875)
Biche Couchée (Recumbent Doe)
Bronze mounted on a marble base
Signed "Barye" and stamped: "France" (after 1890)
Bronze 6" x 2.25" (not including the base)
Barye began at an early age as an engraver of military equipment, later learning how to mold reliefs from his master Biennais. He turned to sculpture in 1817 an worked in the studios of Bosio and Gros and was influenced by the paintings of Géricault...
Large original signed bronze sculpture on wood base by Irma Rothstein (American, born in Russia, 1906-1971). Almost 20" high including base. In excellent original condition. Irma Rothstein was born in Rostoff, Russia, and studied art in Vienna before emigrating to the United States in 1938. She sculpted the busts of celebrities such as George Bernard Shaw, Hermann Broch, Alexandre Gretchaninoff, Ernest Hemingway, etc...