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Best Quality Black Forest Dog-form Humidor and Pipe Rack; carved wood dog with glass eyes standing on his hind legs and holding a tray for pipes. His head is hinged and opens to a tobacco well. Swiss or German circa 1870.
7" x 5.5" x 13.5" tall
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Folk Art Walking Stick with an "Opera Handle" carved in the shape of a Cat, with Glass Eyes and paint decoration suggesting a Tiger Cat. Because the surface of the wood is entirely painted, the type of wood used is not obvious, but the cane is fairly light weight suggesting a softer wood. 33 3/4" to the top of the handle, 35" to the top of the cat's ears. Excellent condition with only very slight surface wear. We accept time payments and quantity discounts...
Pair of painted plaster maquettes of a Pilgrim and Native American, probably designs for the ends of a pediment and possibly for a building in the Federal Triangle, Washington D.C. One inscribed "Constitution Ave." the other inscribed "Pennysalvania Ave." on the bases. 20th Century.
17" x 7" x 11.5" tall
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...
Cartouche-shaped black marble plaque inset with oval micromosaic panels depicting Roman archaeological scenes (clockwise from upper left): the Coliseum, the Temple of Hercules, the Roman Forum and the Pantheon. Those four panels surround the Doves of Pliny, an image often used in micromosaics, which comes from a Roman floor mosaic at Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli and is believed to be a copy of a lost ancient Greek mosaic at Pergamon described by Pliny the elder...
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...
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall
Unusual Japanese Bronze Vessel; circular with wave form decoration on the body and a handle composed of three intertwined eels. Late 19th, early 20th Century. Mid-brown patina with green oxidation. (one dent)
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...
Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1287195 (stock #10619)
Large Carved White Marble Bust of a Classical Woman
Signed with a Monogram, early 20th Century
10" x 14" x 17" tall
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Hessian Soldier Andirons of cast iron, 19-1/2" H. X 10-1/2" W. X 19" D., American, early 20th Century, stamped "M BIBI/2000/Pat. Pen.". These were the best known pattern of early 19th Century cast iron andirons and it is thought that because the real Hessian Soldiers, who fought against the Colonists during the American Revolution, were so disliked that the Americans enjoyed burning them in effigy in their fireplaces...
The only pair we have ever seen of Cast Iron full body, standing horses that appear to be American and from the early 20th Century, 10" H. X 12" W. X 17" Deep. We also have several other pairs of equestrian theme andirons on our website. We accept time payments and quantity discounts, ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL, THE CAPE COD ANTIQUE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (CCADA). ** 330BX
Aristide Onesime Croisy (Fr. 1840-1899)
Zouave Soldier of the Franco-Prussian War (the War of 1870)
Bronze, signed rear of base,
Zouave soldiers were known for their flamboyant uniforms which included short open front jackets with a waistcoat, baggy trousers and braiding embroidered on pantaloons and jackets. Often worn with a fez although this soldier is wearing a forage cap.
Croisy studied at the École des Beaux Arts with Toussaint, Dumont and Gumery...
A pair of cast iron andirons with glass eyes through which the fire glows, cast in the form of lively jumping fish, marked with the foundry name "Lodge", American, circa 1920, unusual, fun and functional, perfect for the seaside cottage or lakeside retreat, in excellent original condition, never been used in original manufacture's box. 13-1/2" H. X 8" W. X 15" D. We have several other pairs of nautical theme andirons displayed on our website...
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A scarce pair of cast iron Cat Form andirons with original green glass eyes through which the fire glows. Several American foundries produced andirons of this type during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Based upon certain characteristics we believe this pair was produced by The Howes foundry in Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1920. They are in excellent original condition. 16 3/4" H. X 15 1/2" D. X 7 1/4" W...
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
A scarce original set of fireplace tools comprising a stand, shovel, poker and tongs, all with owl motif handles, of cast iron and steel, circa 1900, in excellent original unrepaired condition, displaying minor rust consistent with their age and use, 7-1/2" Stand Diameter, 26" Stand Height. We have matching owl andirons that can be purchased separately. We accept time payments and quantity discounts, ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED...