From our European Collection, a fine late 19th-early 20th century carved marble bust of Madame Recamier, modeled after the original by Joseph Chinard circa 1801-02, which was previously on display at the Getty Center Los Angeles, where the museum description read as follows:
"Coyly looking down, Madame Recamier holds a veil across her chest. The sheath both demurely conceals and reveals her breasts...
Rare 19thc Italian Carerra bas relief marble plaque of St Anthony and Christ Child-finely carved-mounted with brass mat and electrified sconces--wiring is old on sconces and should be replaced-no condition problems or repairs on marble-23 inches by 18.5 inches framed--when lighted this is an especially dramatic piece--brass mat can be polished if you prefer the glitz.
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
Italian Marble bust of infant-dated 1932 on piece-beautifully carved sculpture to include fine details in eyes and hair. Marble is off white and has brownish turned base that comes off.--16 inches high-7 inches wide-no condition problems or repairs
Green Marble Figure of a reclining female nude holding flowers in her right hand.
Late 19th century.
Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA
Italian Florentine Petra Dura crucifix composed of colored marble pieces formed into figure-4 inches by 6 inches-add 3.5 inches for gilt frame with filet-fine craftsmanship-no condition problems
there is a piece missing as marked base is 11.5 cm high and 7 cm at widest part cover is 4.5 cm tall and 3 cm wide
A 4" long carved soapstone Inuit figure of a basking seal. This carving has an artist's cypher plus the number E91684 on the bottom, and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor surface abrasions. All
items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $12.50 (other spots may vary)...
Rare Burmese 18th Century Shan State hand carved white Alabaster Disciple in adoration. Solid and heavy piece. Polychrome with some discoloration due to age, condition: good. Size: H. 20" x W. 11.5" x D. 7.5"
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...
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.)
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.
Rare and attractive original Sandstone Head of Buddha, Ayutthaya Period (1351-1767 AD.), mounted, solid, Siam, size H. 33 x W. 17cm with base (head alone 24 x 17 cm)
Very rare stucco stele - cornice depicting praying thepanom angel on both sides, surrounded by flame motif. circa 17th Century, Thailand. This item has been nicely mounted on a black Museum Stand. Condition: good, some ageing due to considerable age. size: 22 x 19 cm excluding stand. Further photographs available upon request.
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.
Fine Stucco head of Buddha mounted on base, Gandhara Kingdom, 3rd/4th Century AD.,size: H.15cm x W. 8cm x D. 8cm.