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Jean Baptiste Clésinger (French, 1814-1883)
Bronze figure of the Greek poet Sappho (c. 630 BC) holding her lyre, signed and titled and with “Bronzes Artistiques de Paris” founder’s seal.
Known to his friends as Auguste, Clésinger was trained in sculpting by his father, a renown stone mason and monument sculptor. Although, he did not begin exhibiting until age 49, his reputation was quickly established. He proceeded to exhibit extensively and won numerous medals...
Lambert Alexandre Léonard (French, 1831-1877)
Partridge with Worm
A lifelong Parisian, Léonard studied under Jacquot, Rouillard and Barye specializing in Animalier sculpture. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1851-1873...
Carved wood folk art plaque of a bear catching a salmon. American, late 19th/early 20th century.
Dimensions: 16” x 18”
Bronze of a Setter
By Clovis-Edmond Masson (French, 1838-1913)
Signed and Inscribed: "Salon des Beaux Arts"
Clovis Edmund Masson was born in Paris, where he also died in 1913. He was the student of Santiago, Barye and Rouillard. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1867 to 1881 and also exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français, where he won an honorable mention in 1890...
Mario Zamora Alcantara
(Honduran, b. 1920) Kudu
Bronze sculpture, signed: “M. Zamora A.” and inscribed: “Mex 69 V-XV”.
Zamora Alcantara was born in Honduras but spent most of his life in Mexico. He studied at the Tegucigalpa School of Arts and Crafts (now the National School of Fine Arts) under the tutelage of Alfredo Ruiz Barrera. In 1944 he emigrated to Mexico where he was in the San Carlos Academy until 1948...
Jean-Francois Theodore Gechter
Greyhound on a Rocky Outcropping
Bronze sculpture with a dark brown patina, signed.
Provenance: from the Estate of Virgil McMahan
A lifelong Parisian, Gechter studied under Bosio and Gros. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français from 1827-1844. At the age of 41, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour...
Eugène Laurent (French, 1832-1898)
Sculpture in bronze, signed on base.
Laurent’s artistic career began under the tutelage of Coinchon. He went forth to become a successful artist during his life, first exhibiting at the Paris Salon in 1861. Best known for his portrait busts and figures of celebrities, Laurent was selected to create two public monuments...
Antique cased wooden model of the sail & steamship “St. Oliv”, with two masts and two funnels, painted wood and metal with rigging and heavy paper sails. Probably English, circa 1870-1880.
Auguste Nicolas Cain (French, 1822-1894)
Parisian Auguste Nicolas Cain was considered to be one of the premier animal sculptors of his day. Originally a joiner, he turned to sculpture through the influence of his father-in law, artist P.J. Mêne. Cain studied with sculptors Rude and Guionnet and worked in both wax and bronze...
Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #686079 (stock #9556)
Wonderful Large Rockingham Mantle Figure of a recumbent lion, on a moulded base. Yellow earthenware with a mottled Rockingham glaze.
American or English, 1840-70
Maurice Le Blanc (French, 19th Century)
Bird with Two Chicks
Born in Braine-sur-Vesle at mid-century, Le Blanc regularly exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français where he received an honorable mention in 1887. In this small but animated sculpture, a mother bird hovers over her two chicks, one seemingly chirping to get her attention...
Antique bronze Paperweight in the form of a of a crushed fedora hat, Continental, late 19th century.
Arthur Waagen (German, 1833-1898)
Dog with a Ball
Bronze sculpture with an oval plinth base.
7” x 3” x 4.25”
Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #921837 (stock #9898)
Joseph Míchel-Ange Pollet (French, 1814-1870)
Une Heure de la Nuit
Bronze with good mid-brown patina.
Pollet was known for creating figures and groups with a religious, historical, classical or allegorical bent. His themes included The Night, The Dawn, Star of Evening and Bacchante. While in Rome he was a student of Villareale, Thorvaldsen and Tenerani. Eventually, he also worked in Paris and Brussels...
Auguste Marie Barreau (French, d.1922)
Young Woman in Grecian Dress
A gilt and patinated bronze statue, signed on the base and inscribed “Médaille d’Or à l’Exposition des Beaux Arts 1865” and “Acheté par l’État”.
Born in France, Auguste Marie Barreau, was a sculptor active during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...
Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #947744 (stock #9990)
Guglielmo Pugi (Italian, Active 1870-1915)
Figure of Standing Woman in breccia and carrara marbles, signed.
Minor loss to fingertips.
Height of figure: 28”
Guglielmo Pugi is best known for carving the bust of King Umberto I for the Piazza Umberto I in Fiesole, a small town in Italy renowned for its view of Florence and also Pugi’s hometown...
East Dennis Antiques
Brass, very finely cast with detailed accents, elegant and refined for a formal setting while sporty enough for a casual room. Rare probably French, early 20th century. Height 14", Depth overall 19", Log support 13". 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). ** 285BX27
Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #973027 (stock #6064)
Bronze of Classical Maiden holding flowers on later faux-grained pedestal. French, Circa 1850-1875.