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 tightly composed abstract sculpture with rounded contours having a central opening. The finish is grey to slate grey which exposes subtly some of the grain of the stone. One side has a rough gravely texture, which when considered with the smoother portions suggests an adumbration of a human face. The sculpture is signed Pat A. It comes with a stone oblong plinth for display.
The condition is generally quite good but suffers light random abrasions here and there...
Hand carved limestone gargoyle interpreted by Oleg koleurochnikov from the cathedral of St Nizier, Lyon, France-25 inches high and 13inches at the base--carved in the last ten years-no condition problem-if you want condition problems, I can oblige--displayed in my shop with a long stem tropical flower in his mouth-- in my gallery window it stops traffic--heavy-can be used in garden or indoors
20th century Chinese carved lapis fisherman. Minor chip on the tail of the fish. H: 6 ¾ inches
Mounted carved Carerra marble bas relief of Dante No condition problems or repairs to marble-minor losses to frame and there is wear to red velvet mat. Unusual full length carving of Dante-22 inches by 14 inches framed
Robert Laurent - France, USA 1890 - 1970
Woodstock art colony
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art
Art Students League of New York - teacher
Ogunquit School of Painting and Sculpture - teacher and director
Cast stone reclining nude
11" x 8 1/2"
Marked LAURENT on base
This sculpture was carved in 2005 by renowned sculptor Tim Lewis. Tim is an American Stone Carver whose work is represented in the permanent collection of the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, the Huntington Museum of Art in West Virginia, the High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia, as well as the Smithsonian American Museum in Washington, D.C. His work is also included in George H...
Contemporary jadeite carving. This is a very nice newer carving. The color is unusual, light blue green with a little amber spread here and there. Carved as an ear of corn with the husk peeled off, a small plant (maybe pepper) is carved around the bottom.
H: 5 inches, W: 2 inches, D: 1 ½ inches
Exquisite and very rare 15/16th Century AVA Disciple from Burma, holding an alms bowl, very gentle, calm and serene expression. Patina reveals some pigment remnants, sandstone of redish-brown-terracotta color.
Very good condition, Size: H. 90cm x W. 25cm x D. 20cm excluding Museum quality stand, weight: about 55 kilos (120 lbs.)
Late 19th century alabaster statue of a lovely maiden. With her arms outstretched she studying a small bump on her finger. Probably Italian, condition is very good with some minor old dings expected with age, but most notable is a large chip on the back side of the base (see last photo). The price has been adjusted accordingly. Having a wonderful patina that only comes with time, this beauty measures about 18 inches high.
Original unique gray Carrara marble sculpture by Francine Richman (France, Canada, 20th century), circa 1960-1970s. Incised "Richman" signature. Also bears a plaque on its slate base incised "F. Richman". 11" by 10" by 7". Henry Moore inspired sculpture by this well-regarded Paris-born Canadian sculptor.
Rare sparkling White Marble Carving of Shakyamuni Buddha, subduing Mara, 19th Cent. Burma, Good condition, (only tiny tip of Usnisa chipped). Size H. 33 cm x W. 20 cm x D. 6 cm excluding stand. This item has been nicely mounted on a black stand.
Chinese jade covered jar carved with dragon and phoenix design. Ca.1950. Good color and condition. H: 6 ½ inches, W: 3 ½ inches
Original marble sculpture by Ruth Ingeborg Andris (Chicago, 1930-2014). 12" high including square wood base, 7" wide. Ruth Andris is known as a Chicago sculptor and artist. She studied at the AIC, at the Chicago Academy of Fine Art, and with sculptor Cosmo Campoli. Her works in stone and bronze were exhibited at the AIC, the Ceres Gallery in New York, the Peace Museum, the Benjamin Galleries, etc.
Original marble sculpture by Theodor Mallener (Czech, 1892-1978). Mallener is a Czech sculptor born in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. He apparently spent part of his life in Germany, where he died (Schwabmunchen, Bavaria) in 1972. He is listed mainly in Czech sources. There was also a sculptor named Mallener who worked in Vienna for the Goldscheider Factory in the early part of the century who may or may not be the same artist. This sculpture is signed Th. Mallener on the base...
Chola Dynasty C 1100 - 1130 AD Black Granite Hindu Figure of Agni - God of Fire, extremely rare with the finest carving on His garments and jewelry. Beautiful condition except the loss of his head , size 38" very heavy 150 on the sculpture and 80 pounds on the 1/2" black steel plate base.
Agni , ‘fire’; . The god of fire in Hinduism, of great importance, especially in the Vedic period. As sacrifice is at the centre of Vedic religion, Agni is at the centre of sacrifice...
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.
ancient agate beads from myannar .its old abut 900 year