Beautifully sculpted from one piece of wood, this horse and rider sail effortlessly over a fence. The sculpture measures 16" high, approximately 19" from end of board to tip of horses nose, and the wood base is 13 1/4" x 4 1/4". The two back legs are one piece, just to support the body of the horse and rider. Every bit of the surface is slightly textured, like the hammer marks on silver, and gives the piece a lovely sheen and patina...
Richard Hoptner modernist abstract sculpture in wood
15 1/2" tall
Base - 8" x 5 1/2"
Signed and dated 1965
Hoptner - 1921 - 2002, Philadelphia, PA
Education - University of Pennsylvania, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan
Exhibitions - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Art, Woodmere Art Gallery, Sui Generis Gallery, NYC, St. Joseph's University, Phila.
Unusual hand carved sculpture of pair of dancing damsels-ladies are barefoot wearing classical garb, but hairdos do not appear classical--the women certainly not beauties--probably French or possibly a momento from a visit to Lesbos--needs cleaning and a small chip at the end of the base-10 inches tall
Pablo Picasso Sleeping Peasants Wood Carved Relief Panel Original Art
This is an original wood carved panel done in three pieces. All hand carved it depicts a scene of two lovers post coital, exhausted, resting in the hay. Titled the Sleeping Peasants, original work done by Pablo Picasso in 1919...
Superb 19thc French wall carved walnut crucifix-corpus and cross in perfect condition-wear to surface of mounting-carving is by master and piece is museum quality-ca 1870s-impressive size and can work as altar crucifix-40 inches tall by 19 inches wide
Depicting a cat with human face, this mid-century modern wood sculpture by American artist Victor Colby, b. 1917 is signed by the artist and dated 1966. From the Estate of Mary Griggs Burke, this sculpture is from the Burke residence on Long Island, "Holly Pond"...
Neo Gothic German carved bas relief wood panel of a dragon in rocky landscape-ca 1860 --probably a decorative element from furniture-13 inches by 9 inches-minor insect damage-dead dead-tip of one wing missing-as well as some paint--perfect for dragon lovers
Rare carved wood articulated Spanish dress-up saint---glass eyes-carving on head and hands exquisite- carving on feet not same quality, because feet were covered by garments-carving pegged ball and socket on limbs--minor scrapes through wear--these sculptures were dressed and carried in processions--32 inches by 12 inches--probably St Joseph
Exquisite 18thc German fruit wood carving of Joseph and Young Jesus-carved from single block of wood--fine patina-appears Joseph's staff is missing-9 inches tall-4.5 inches wide-probably from Hanau area
Katherine King, WI,Paris and NY. Kitchen Disaster: The Eggs Wait is a mixed media piece from her series of Illuminated Constructions and is in the book Contemporary America Women Sculptors. She has been in many exhibitions in the US, Japan and France and represented by galleries in Chicago and Milwaukee. She has completed many large scale commissioned pieces including a mixed media illuminated doorway surround at Performing Arts Center in Milwaukee...
Antique Carved Oak Statue of a Monk holding a book and seated on a curved bench. Probably American, circa 1880.
9" x 9" x 14" tall
Italian 18thc Baroque carved wood putto-26 inches tall on 11 inch diameter base--suspect base is later-piece was probably an architectural element-minor loss to one hand and flowing robe in back-well carved in full round with cascading hair and robe-sculpture possibly 17thc
Approx. 18" high and 8" diameter, attributed to Besarel--see published book on the artist.
An exquisite original Wood Sculpture depicting a mother with a child in her arms executed by French Canadian Quebecois sculptor Andre-M.Bourgault from Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Québec Canada .
Signed and dated lower right: Andre-M.Bourgault .87.
HEIGHT: 28cm (15 in)
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11 3/4" x 7.5" x 4" deep. Virgina and Child carving. Italian carving, possibly German.
Large carved wood polychrome Crucifix Corpus-ca 1800 or earlier-probably Germanic based on hollowed out back to prevent splitting-piece has been repainted-there is hairline on left arm-high quality carving by master-piece is complete and all original-29 inches by 25 inches
Funery Mask: South American. South American, Antique, wood.
19thc carved tropical hardwood sculpture of the last supper-it was carved in French Indochina at missionary mission and evetually brought to the US-all carved from one piece of wood-bottom carved out to prevent splitting-no condition problems-although probably inspired by Devinci's last supper, there are marked differences-unique piece-24 inches wide-6 inches deep-10 inches high-