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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...
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)
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall
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...
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.
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...
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...
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
East Dennis Antiques
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...
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, hand carved figure of a bearded old man squatting with his pants down to poop. The figure and the stick are of two different woods and both woods appear to be heavy and dense. Probably late 19th C. or early 20th C. of unknown origin. 34" tall overall, the figure is 5 1/2" high. We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL ** 105BX
Decorative cast iron stove plate, approx 12" x 24"
19" wide, 10" deep, 10" high. Repairs. Likely french.
Antique Continental Carved Wood Figure of a Cherub or Puto, probably Italian, 18th-early 19th Century.